Barn 200 metres west of Hall's Farmhouse, Halls Lane, Norton - Mid Suffolk

Timber-framed and weatherboarded barn, dated to c1489 by dendrochronology. High quality timber frame with some rare features. Soleplates rotted and whole barn leaning sideways. Roof now beginning to show signs of cracking and movement at plate level. Working with the owners, a Historic England Heritage at Risk grant was awarded to assist with emergency propping and the commissioning of a structural survey. Works were completed in May 2017. Further internal propping to be installed to prevent partial collapse, pending statutory consents.

Barn 200 metres west of Hall's Farmhouse, Halls Lane, Norton - Mid Suffolk
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Site Details

  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1352406
  • Local Planning Authority: Mid Suffolk
  • Site Type: Agriculture and subsistence > Farm building


  • Building Name: Barn 200 metres west of Hall's Farmhouse
  • Street Name: Halls Lane
  • County: Suffolk
  • District / Borough: Mid Suffolk
  • Parish: Norton
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Bury St. Edmunds
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: B
  • Ownership: Private

Contact Details

Trudi Hughes 01223 582739

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England