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Latitude: 52.0543 / 52°3'15"N
Longitude: -1.2221 / 1°13'19"W
OS Eastings: 453434
OS Northings: 239835
OS Grid: SP534398
Mapcode National: GBR 8VH.3V5
Mapcode Global: VHCW9.RMSH
Plus Code: 9C4W3Q3H+P5
Entry Name: Barn Approximately 8 Metres North of the Limes
Listing Date: 18 March 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1371823
English Heritage Legacy ID: 233988
Location: Farthinghoe, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN13
District: South Northamptonshire
Civil Parish: Farthinghoe
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Farthinghoe St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
SP53NW FARTHINGHOE MAIN ROAD
5/88 Barn approx 8 metres north of
A 6 bay barn. C16/C17/C18.
Uncoursed limestone rubble with stone dressings and quoins,brick patching and a slate roof.
In north wall is large early C16 arch blocked with 4 centred head quatrefoil
spandrels and square hood. Window to left with square hood and stone dressings of same date also blocked. Part of another mullion window remains to the right of the blocked doorway and there is distinctive quoining at both the east and west gable ends.
The roof structure is of C19 date and comprises king post trusses with bolted collars and a central ridge plank. Two remaining chamfered tie beams have lambs tongue stops. The stone surround of a possible fireplace is apparent off-centre on the rear wall and the chamfered stone surrounds of both windows are evident.
The barn is part of a steading, the other buildings of which have been considerably altered. The building was historically sub-divided between two farms and at one stage was partly in use as a stable. It is said that the door surround and mullion windows are re-used from a priory. The building is in a poor state of repair and is currently on the Buildings at Risk Register.
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION DECISION
The barn north of the Limes has special architectural and historic interest for the following principal reasons.
* It retains a significant proportion of original C16 fabric.
* It has C16 architectural features of interest including stone mullion windows and a central blocked door with quatrefoil spandrels.
Listing NGR: SP5343439835
Listing NGR: SP5343439835
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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