Record Details

NHER Number:44665
Type of record:Building
Name:Dairy Farm barn

Summary

An early to mid 19th century barn built of cob, which is an extremely rare building material in East Anglia.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 1910 0101
Map Sheet:TG10SE
Parish:MULBARTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1986. Listed, Grade II.
Barn. Early to mid 19th century. Cob on tall brick plinth. Pantile roof. 3-bay plan with contemporary outshut to rear. Opposing central cart entrances. One doorway to east with a brick segmental head. Remains of timber putlogs or shutter stays protrude diagonally from angles. Shaped rafter sprockets. Hipped roof with catslide over outshut. 2 bolted King-post trusses with Y struts. Several re-used timbers. Later brick additions to rear. Included on list due to the extreme rarity of cob in East Anglia.
Information from (S1).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 24 May 2006.

Grid reference corrected.
This building is not shown by (S2) but appears on (S3) thus dating it between around 1840 and 1880.
E. Rose (NLA), 9 January 2007.

Monument Types

  • BARN (18th Century to 21st Century - 1800 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1050653.
<S2>Map: 1840. Tithe Award Map.
<S3>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. First edition six inch map.

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