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Barn at Highfield Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Wargrave, Wokingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5135 / 51°30'48"N

Longitude: -0.8501 / 0°51'0"W

OS Eastings: 479893

OS Northings: 180025

OS Grid: SU798800

Mapcode National: GBR C57.1WQ

Mapcode Global: VHDWP.67Y2

Entry Name: Barn at Highfield Farm

Listing Date: 27 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475722

Location: Wargrave, Wokingham, RG10

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Wargrave

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Wargrave with Knowl Hill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 78 SE WARGRAVE

1110/1/10010 Barn at Highfield Farm

II

Barn. Dated 1790; C19 and C20 alterations. Timber-framed with weatherboard cladding (some original) on plinth of brick, flint and chalk. Plain tile roof. 5 bays with central, opposed, cart-entries, that on south side in gabled midstrey; outshut under catslide roof added to left bays on south side. North cart-entry has double board doors; those of south cart-entry replaced by weatherboard with pedestrian entrance. C20 windows to gables. Board door to outshut. Interior: original timber frame, including: sole-plate; jowelled wall-posts with curved and straight braces to wall-plate and tie-beams; intermediate posts and studs; mid-rail; double purlin roof structure with principal rafter trusses, three of these having curved secondary rafters supporting collars, other trusses having straight secondary rafters supporting collars; plank ridge-piece with yokes at trusses; rafters; straight wind braces. One of the central tie-beams is inscribed "I H E S T 1790". Attached to the frame are the remnants of the drive mechanism for former agricultural machinery.

A dated example of a good-quality late-C18 timber-framed barn.


Listing NGR: SU7989380025

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

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