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© Mr John Rendle

IoE Number: 311464
Location: GREAT BARN,
Photographer: Mr John Rendle
Date Photographed: 03 July 2006
Date listed: 22 August 1966
Date of last amendment: 22 August 1966
Grade I

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AVEBURY-SU 17 SW11/43Great Barn22.8.66

AVEBURY - SU 17 SW 11/43 Great Barn 22.8.66 GV I Glebe barn attached to Manor Farm, now Wiltshire Folk Life study centre. Late C17. Timber framed and weatherboarded on stone sills. Thatched roof. Nine bays, with aisles returned at ends. Cartways in bays 2 and 8, bay 2 extended to north later by 1 bay forming porch. C20 glazed openings in weatherboarding on both sides. Roof has gablets and pent roofs over aisles, but attached to stone outbuildings on east end. Interior has tie beam trusses with struts to aisle posts supported on limestone pads, the posts deeply haunched. Raking struts to principal rafters and straight windbraces to single purlins. At ends, purlins supported by single re-used cruck blades. Purlin struts at half bays. Scarfs are square butt squinted joints. The barn contains much re-used timber but was re-numbered from the east end on erection. Restored 1978 for display of farm and country life.

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