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
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    BARN 200 METRES WEST OF HALLS FARMHOUSE
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1352406
    Local Planning Authority:
    Mid Suffolk
    Site Type:
    Agriculture and subsistence > Farm building

Location

    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