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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1127014



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Swaffham Bulbeck

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Jun-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 49447

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TL 5562 SWAFFHAM BULBECK STATION ROAD (West Side) 16/146 Barn, at Downing Farm


Barn, of c1600 with the roof of the aisle raised, possibly in C19. Timber- framed, and weatherboarded with roof hipped at the right hand and forming a gablet at the apex. The roof was originally thatched and has recently (c.1983) been re-roofed with buff pantiles. There were possibly two original cartway openings in the North wall, one now blocked. Of seven bays and single aisled. Inside the arcade posts have jowled heads and cambered tie beams and cranked bracing from posts to tie beams. There is bracing from the aisle ties to the arcade posts. The roof is of Queen post construction with collars and clasped through purlins.

R.C.H.M. (North East Cambs.), p107, mon (16)

Listing NGR: TL5539962640

Selected Sources

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire North East, (1972)

National Grid Reference: TL 55399 62640


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