© Mr Brian R. Faulkner
PASTON GREAT BARN, BACTON ROAD
PASTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
Mr Brian R. Faulkner
20 February 2004
16 April 1955
Date of last amendment:
16 April 1955
The Images of England website consists of images of listed buildings based on the statutory list as it was in 2001 and does not incorporate subsequent amendments to the list. For the statutory list and information on the current listed status of individual buildings please go to The National Heritage List for England.
PASTON BACTON ROAD
TG 33 SH
4/80 Paston Great Barn
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