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© Mr Brian R. Faulkner

IoE Number: 224294
Location: PASTON GREAT BARN, BACTON ROAD
  PASTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
Photographer: Mr Brian R. Faulkner
Date Photographed: 20 February 2004
Date listed: 16 April 1955
Date of last amendment: 16 April 1955
Grade II*

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PASTONBACTON ROADTG 33 SH4/80Paston Great Barn16.4.55-II*

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.

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