Post Medieval barn, Alvecote, Shuttington

Description of this historic site

A timber-framed barn that was built in the Post Medieval period. It is situated 50m northwest of Alvecote Priory.

Notes about this historic site

1 A 16th century barn west of Alvecote Priory, retaining some timber framing with curved braces below the wall plates. The roof trusses have, on shaped story posts, cambered tie-beams supported by curved braces and carrying king posts that rise to the ridge. The side purlins have curved wind-braces.
2 Listed Building description.

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