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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387734
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475722
Location: Wargrave, Wokingham, RG10
Civil Parish: Wargrave
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Wargrave with Knowl Hill
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU 78 SE WARGRAVE
1110/1/10010 Barn at Highfield Farm
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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