This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SZ47NE UPPER HOUSE LANE 1353-0/5/86 Barn at Chale Abbey 21/07/51
Barn. Early C16 restored in C19. Built of stone rubble with slate roof. East front has large projecting hipped waggon entrance and 3 stone buttresses, 3 stone buttresses to west front. North end gable has tumbling in and kneelers and 2 stone mullioned windows near apex divided by central buttress with splayed buttresses to side. Row of triangular ventilation slits and deep plinth. 7 bay barn with arch braced roof with angled queen struts. Only one truss is original, the rest have been replaced in softwood and the roof is a C19 diagonally boarded one with 7 layers of purlins and ridgepiece. One of the oldest barns on the Isle of Wight.
Listing NGR: SZ4859977821
Copyright IoE Rev Robert Rudd. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Rudd, Robert
Rights Holder: Rudd, Robert
Rubble, Slate, Stone, Medieval Barn, Tudor Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building