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Record details

BCC record ID:0548402000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Fifteenth to sixteenth century timber-framed barn.
Grid Reference:SU 79637 85598
Parish:

HAMBLEDEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • BARN (15th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1599 AD) + Sci.Date
  • (Alternate) AISLED BARN (15th Century - 1400 AD to 1499 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Listed Building

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

Dimensions - Length 0020 m Width 0009 Height 0008
Plan Form - AISLED
BARN, WITH ROOF TRUSSES & LOWER KING POST DATING IT TO C15/C16. ON SLOPING SITE SW OF HOUSE. IT HAS 5 BAYS & AISLES ON BOTH SIDES. THRESHING FLOOR IS IN CENTRAL BAY WITH 2 LARGE DOORS OPPOSITE EACH OTHER. FULL ARCHITECTURAL DESCRIPTION, HISTORY, DRAWINGS,ILLUS (B1).
Dendro-dating obtains a felling date of 1443 for timber from aisle (B3).
Grade II. Barn. C16-early C17. Timber frame and weatherboard, with flint wall to W. aisle, Plain tile roof, half-hipped at S, end. Aisled barn of 5 bays with central cart doors, those to E. side in gabled projection with dove-loft. E. side also has weatherboarded lean-to infront of right bays, and C20 flint and brick lean-to extensions with leaded casements and doors infront of left bays and at left end. Interior: low flint and tile walls between aisle bays; passing braces from wall of E. aisle to aisle posts; curved braces to aisle plates and tie-beams; collars on single central struts, probably later (B4).

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: 1975.
<1>Bibliographic reference: HENLEY ON THAMES ARCH.AND HIST GROUP VERNACULAR BU ILDINGS RESEARCH SECTION REPORT 30/1985 (IN CAS F.
<3>Digital archive: Vernacular Architecture Group. 2000 onwards. Vernacular Architecture Group: Dendrochronology Database. VA vol 26 p63
<4>Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1986. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST: BUCKS; WYCOMBE: PARISHES OF FAWLEY &C. p27

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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