Barn at Manor House, Church Street, Churchover

Description of this historic site

A barn dating to the Imperial period. It is situated on Church Street, Churchover.

Notes about this historic site

1 Cattle-shelter. 18th century. Timber-framed with red brick rear wall in garden wall bond. Corrugated-iron roof with gabled ends, some thatch remains underneath. L-shaped on plan, 5 bays with 1-bay wing. Open-fronted with timber posts supporting arcade-plate. Interior: Low tie-beams supporting six trusses with curved cruck-like principals, which are tenoned into the tie-beams and halved and crossed at the apexes to support the ridgepiece; straight collars halved and lapped to principals; all joints pegged; purlins set on the backs of the principals; battens and some thatch remain under the iron cladding.

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