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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BARN APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES NORTH EAST OF THE MANOR PREPARATORY SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1048303

Location

BARN APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES NORTH EAST OF THE MANOR PREPARATORY SCHOOL, FARINGDON ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireVale of White HorseDistrict AuthoritySt. Helen Without

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jun-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 249813

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST.HELEN WITHOUT FARINGDON ROAD SU49NE (East side) Shippon 8/136 Barn approx. 20m. NE of The 09/02/66 Manor Preparatory School (Formerly listed as Manor House, including adjoining outbuildings) GV II* Barn, now gymnasium. C15, for Abingdon Abbey. Coursed limestone rubble with puplog holes and dressed quoins; old tile roof with stone coping and carved finials. 5-bay plan with threshing floor in second bay from left. Entries blocked by C20 door and glazing: timber lintel over smaller blocked entry in second bay from right. Interior: 5-bay roof with original windbraces to rear right, and C20 lateral (iron stanchion) and transverse (bolted plates) strengthening. Raised crucks with arch-braced lower collars, and upper collars halved into blades; ridge purlin laid on solid yoke; trenched side purlins with tabled scarf joints. Abingdon Abbey leased the site out to lay tenants in C15. (J. Fletcher, "Crucks in the West Berkshire and Oxfordshire Region", 0xonensia, Vol.33 (1968), pp.80-81; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.416).

Listing NGR: SU4846698045

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 416
'Oxoniensia' in Oxoniensia, , Vol. 33, (1968), 80-1

National Grid Reference: SU4846698045

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