Stables and Barn at Countess Farm

Stables and barn to south of farmhouse. Barn 1772, for J. or I.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
436017
Names
Stables and Barn at Countess Farm
Coordinates
51.1780990° N, 1.7818070° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

31 Dec 1974

Stables and Barn at Countess Farm designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Stables and Barn at Countess 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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.

List Entry ID
1131055
Grade
II
Name
STABLES AND BARN AT COUNTESS FARM
Location
STABLES AND BARN AT COUNTESS FARM, COUNTESS ROAD
Parish
Amesbury
District
Wiltshire
Grid Reference
SU 15348 42118

AMESBURY COUNTESS ROAD SU 14 SE (west side)

6/33 Stables and barn at Countess Farm (formerly listed as outbuildings to 31.12.74 Avondale School)

GV II Stables and barn to south of farmhouse. Barn 1772, for J. or I. Osgood. Stables of brick with thatched roof. Barn timber framed on brick sills, weatherboarded and thatched roof. Stables are of 4 bays, the bay nearest house a cartshed, and tackroom adjacent, before stables, with loft over. Central door to stables, with hinged ventilated openings either side. Interior altered, now 3 double bays with continuous manger. No feed drop. Barn is of 5 bays, with a central cartway and added midstrey on west side. Roof half hipped but midstrey hipped. Interior has jowled posts with straight braces to straight tie-beams, queen struts, collar and single tier purlins with straight wind braces. No wall bressumers. Trusses elaborately numbered from south and south post to midstrey opening inscribed with name and date. One of an important group of later C18 farm buildings at Countess Farm (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SU1534842118

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Bibliography

  1. “STABLES AND BARN AT COUNTESS FARM.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1131055>