This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SO 71 NE CHURCHAM OAKLE STREET
11/34 Barn, between Oakle llouse and Oakle Cottage
Barn and stable: early c18, early C19 extension. Barn brownish brick, English bond on stone plinth: brick bond to extension irregular on ground floor: tiled roof. Central threshing floor: lofted extension. Road side, double boarded doors to eaves hung on timber door frame: wall projects 110 mm each side as a buttress.
Each side 2 rows of slit air vents, 4 above, 3 below, since bricked up: small, 4 pane window inserted low down on right. Pitching-hole in right gable bricked up: owl-hole over. Rear elevation, wide doors only half-way to eaves, with original brick-nogged timber- framed panel over. On left air vents as front, but open: on right boarded door with cambered brick arch on ground floor, boarded door above, with 3 light timber window closed by shutter on right.
Extension a boarded door on each floor: roof line slightly lower than barn.
Internally stone paved threshing floor, 5-bay, tie-beam trusses with angle struts, central one sitting on door posts. Collars probably added: one pair purlins, square ridge; wind-braces rise from wall plates. On left early inserted wall leaving short bay: probably originally stable with granary over. Ceiling to latter at eaves level, 3 walls plastered. Loft inserted on right mid C19: air-vents wider internally. Good example of early C18 barn.
Derelict, single-storey extension on right and leanto to rear not of special interest.
Listing NGR: SO7587317272
© Mr Michael J. H. Bowden. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Bowden, Michael J. H.
Rights Holder: Bowden, Michael J. H.
Brick, Stone, Tile, Stuart Barn, Georgian Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Granary, Food And Drink Processing Site, Stable, Animal Shed, Transport, Threshing Barn