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Former Barn About 50 Metres West of Postling Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Postling, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1105 / 51°6'37"N

Longitude: 1.0634 / 1°3'48"E

OS Eastings: 614524

OS Northings: 139044

OS Grid: TR145390

Mapcode National: GBR V05.CNC

Mapcode Global: VHLHD.DC00

Entry Name: Former Barn About 50 Metres West of Postling Court

Listing Date: 7 August 1984

Last Amended: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175638

Location: Postling, Shepway, Kent, CT21

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Postling

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Former Barn about
7-8-84 50 m West of
Postling Court
(Formerly listed
as great barn at
Postling Court)


Barn, now 4 houses. C18, re-using a medieval frame. Later C18 addition.
Converted in 1980s. Timber framed, formerly weathboarded, now with
rendered unfilling. Plain tile roof. 8 timber framed bays, added
front and rear; 4.5 bays of a medieval frame, probably re-erected in
C18. South truss partly re-placed and a further 3 timber-framed bays
added to south later in C18. 1½ storeys on brick plinth hipped roof.
An assortment of skylights. Approximately 10 windows. 4 doors;2 towards
centre, one towards each end. 2 rear porches rising from aisle wall,
one gabled, one with jettied canopy on brackets.
Interior: 5 north trusses with gun stock-jowled arcade posts of heavy
scantling, morticed for passing shores and for arch-braces, but truncated
towards bases. Tie-beams not morticed for corresponding braces aisles
now with straight braces from aisle-ties to arcade posts. Face-halved
scarf-joint to arcade plate. Scribed carpenter's marks to arcade posts,
but chiseled marks to backs of same posts, to arcade plates, and to
arcade braces. Posts of south (sixth) truss replaced, but braces marked
in sequence with trusses to north; viz 1 onwards, south to north.
Arcade posts of 3 south bays of smaller scantling, with cut jowls.
Common raffer roof with clasped purlins and ridge-piece throughout.

Listing NGR: TR1460239032

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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