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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: ST LEONARD'S BARN

List entry Number: 1157008

Location

ST LEONARD'S BARN

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

County District District Type Parish
HampshireNew ForestDistrict AuthorityBeaulieu

National Park: NEW FOREST

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 143346

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History

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Details

BEAULIEU ST LEONARD'S SZ 49 NW 15/4 St Leonard's Barn 8.10.59 GV I Ruins of huge barn with later barn built inside it. C14 barn with C16 barn built inside it. Coursed rubble stone, some stone dressings, old plain tile roof to replacement barn. Original barn, when complete, was probably the largest in Britain, being some 70m long by 33m wide, it was a 7 bay aisled barn with porches each side of centre bay. What remains is whole of east gable and north wall, most of west gable, and east part of south wall. Replacement barn is built within earlier barn, of 1/2 its width and built in west 4 bays using north wall and west gable, and for east and south walls stones reused from original barn. On north elevation, facing St Leonards Grange, has to end bay, that was centre bay of original barn, buttresses that are remains of porch and large segmental-head doorway with double door and more double doors in another bay, and on C16 south wall opposite others. Buttresses between bays on whole of north wall, remains of south wall and C16 south wall. C16 barn has 1/2-hip on end. Original gables have tall buttresses high-set pointed lancet, and put-log holes. Roof of C16 barn is queen-strut construction made with timbers of original barn. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SP3053812440

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National Grid Reference: SZ 40648 98164

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