Barn About 40 Metres North Of Breforton Grange

22 Aug 2002
Barn About 40 Metres North Of Breforton Grange, Bretforton, Wychavon, Worcestershire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BRETFORTON CP - SP 0844 - SP 0944 Barn about IO metres 13/22 north of Bretforton 30.7.59 Grange


Barn. C15 with some early C19 alterations. Timber-frame, weatherboarded, on coursed lias plinth with Cotswold stone roof. Nine framed bays aligned east/west, originally 11 bays, two to west replaced by C19 cartshed, two C15 porches on north side. North front has two gabled porches, the gables weatherboarded with full-height doors below. Framing is close-studded with a rail, and passing tension braces. Roof has two struts to collar, clasped purlin and arch-braced tie-beams. This is one of the finest surviving barns built for Evesham Abbey. At the time of survey one of the roof trusses had collapsed. (February 1986). (Bond, C J: "The Estates of Evesham Abbey: a preliminary survey of their medieval topography", Vale of Evesham Historical Society Research Papers, Vol 4, 1973, p 14, fig 3; VCH, 2, p 360; BoE, p 100)

Listing NGR: SP0864844227


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0914 IOE Records taken by Peter Harnwell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter Harnwell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Harnwell, Peter

Rights Holder: Harnwell, Peter


Lias, Stone, Timber, Weatherboard, Medieval Barn, Tudor Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building