PASTON GREAT BARN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1306240
Date first listed:
16-Apr-1955
Statutory Address:
PASTON GREAT BARN, BACTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PASTON GREAT BARN, BACTON ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Paston
National Grid Reference:
TG 32190 34538

Details

PASTON BACTON ROAD TG 33 SH 4/80 Paston Great Barn 16.4.55 - II*

Barn. Dated 1581. Coursed flint with brick and ashlar dressings. Thatched roof. East side. 2 full height double doors symmetrically placed flanked by slated stepped buttresses. Further stepped buttresses at intervals. Slit lights to flanks, the lower halves blocked. Gabled roof. North gable wall with 2 tiers vertical slits and further slit light at apex. Date plaque 1581. West side. 3 stepped buttresses and doors opposite the eastern entrances. Slit lights as before. Later flint and brick engine house built against wall with hipped thatched roof. Over south door a plaque bearing inscription : THE BILDING OF THIS BEARNE IS Bl SIR W PASTON KNIGHTE (sic). South gable with 2 tiers ventilation slits and further light in apex. Interior. Ventilation slits splayed on interior. Magnificent roof of alternating tie beam and hammerbeam trusses, all on arched braces dropping to wall posts on timber corbels. Queen struts rise to principals and are linked to collars by arched braces. Subsidiary collars above. 3 tiers butt purlins and curved windbracing below second tier. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County number 168.

Listing NGR: TG3219034538

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
224294
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11430/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian R. Faulkner. Source Historic England Archive
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