Barn at Maddington Farm, Shrewton National Heritage List Data

Barn at Maddington Farm is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

National Heritage List for England Facts

List Entry ID
1023960
Grade
II
Name
BARN AT MADDINGTON FARM
Location
BARN AT MADDINGTON FARM, MADDINGTON STREET
Parish
Shrewton
District
Wiltshire
Grid Reference
SU 06620 43827

National Heritage List for England Description

SHREWTON MADDINGTON STREET SU 04 SE (off south side) 3/258 Barn at Maddington Farm 10/1/53 II Barn. Circa 1600 with addition of c1700. Flint with stone quoins and dressings, tiled roof, walls lined with chalk, 2-bay addition to south in English garden walls bond brick with stone dressings. 5 bays with 2-bay addition to south on same axis. 2-storey, 2-window east front. Moulded stone plinth, inserted entry to centre, to left are two 2-light round-arched windows with hoodmoulds and to right are two the same, addition to left has chamfered square- headed doorway, two 2-light chamfered recessed mullioned windows. First floor of left part has moulded string course and two blocked 2-light mullioned windows with inserted doorway to left, main range has one inserted door at first floor. Right return has two 2-light round-arched windows with hoodmoulds to first floor, saddleback coped verges. Rear has blocked square-headed entry; probably inserted, and no windows. Attached to rear right of later addition are C20 barns, attached to right return is pair of C19 farm cottages, not of special interest. Interior has inserted floor of c1800, though replacing an original floor removed during the C18. Chalk-lined walls. 5-bay roof has tie-beam and collar with raking struts to principals; the centre bay has curved wind braces to upper tier of butt purlins. Tudor- arched doorway on ground and first floors, planked door survives to ground floor, with strap hinges. Inserted floor has chamfered beams with runout stops. The grange at Maddington was a grange of the Benedictine nunnery at Amesbury, founded 980. (Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU0662043827