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Farm Building Range Including Adjoining Barns About 100 Metres East of Corn Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bures St. Mary, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9877 / 51°59'15"N

Longitude: 0.7809 / 0°46'51"E

OS Eastings: 591045

OS Northings: 235793

OS Grid: TL910357

Mapcode National: GBR RKJ.68J

Mapcode Global: VHKFJ.H95K

Entry Name: Farm Building Range Including Adjoining Barns About 100 Metres East of Corn Hall

Listing Date: 28 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409691

Location: Bures St. Mary, Babergh, Suffolk, CO8

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Bures St. Mary

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bures St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

BURES ST MARY
1.
5377
TL 93 NW Farm Building Range
including 2 adjoining barns
11/937 about 100m east of Corn
Hall
II GV

2.
Two adjoining barns and adjoining farm building wing. Circa C16 north barn,
reroofed, midstreys and south barn added in later C17 or early C18 and south west
wing of late C17 or C18; C19 and C20 outshuts. Weather-boarded timber frame on
brick plinths. Pantile roof, hipped at north end and gabled at south end. Plan
and development: 5-bay circa C15 barn at the north end which in the late C17 or
early C18 was reroofed, midstreys added on either side of second bay from the north
and a 5-bay barn added to the south end with a central midstrey on the west front.
The long narrow 11-bay range on the west front of the south end might be late C17
or C18. In the C19 an outshut was built on the west front and in the C20 a small
outshut as added in the angle with the rear (east) midstrey. The silo on the east
side was built in 1924. Exterior: A long range of 2 barns with gabled midstreys
Go left and right and a slate roofed outshut in the space between. Projecting at
The right end is a long weather-boarded wing on a tall brick plinth; brick infill
to the timber framed gable end which has a weather-boarded dovecote or ventilation
louvre above. The rear, east side has a low hipped midstrey to the right with a
C20 outshut to its left and to the left of centre a C20 concrete cylindrical silo.
Interior: Original 5 bay barn at north end has vertical studding with waney tension
braces and jowled posts with curved brackets inserted in place of the original arch
braces to the tie beams. Later (probably late C17 or early C18) roof with
diagonally-set clasped purlins above the collars, long straight wind-braces and
complete set of common rafters without a ridgepiece. The late C17 or early C18
5-bay south barn with a narrow central threshing bay has midrails unjowled posts
with curved timber brackets to the tie-beams, diagonal-set clasped side purlin roof
with complete set of common rafters with a ridge-board. The south west wing is
timber-framed, partly brick infilled; a narrow 11-bay single storey range with
vertical studding, straight tension braces, diagonally-set clasped purlins above
straight collars, common rafters complete a ridge-board; some reused tie-beams.


Listing NGR: TL9104535793

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

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