Large Granary at Countess Farm

Large granary, now store for seed, fertilizer and hurdles. 1772. Timber framed and weatherboarded 9 x 4 staddles, reinforced with C20 brick piers.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
614982
Names
Large Granary at Countess Farm
Coordinates
51.1781940° N, 1.7826720° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

31 Dec 1974

Large Granary at Countess Farm designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Large Granary 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1318488
Grade
II
Name
LARGE GRANARY AT COUNTESS FARM
Location
LARGE GRANARY AT COUNTESS FARM, COUNTESS ROAD
Parish
Amesbury
District
Wiltshire
Grid Reference
SU 15287 42129

AMESBURY COUNTESS ROAD SU 14 SE (west side)

6/34 Large granary at Countess Farm (formerly listed as Outbuildings to 31.12.74 Avondale School)

GV II Large granary, now store for seed, fertilizer and hurdles. 1772. Timber framed and weatherboarded 9 x 4 staddles, reinforced with C20 brick piers. Thatched roof. Five bays, with opposed central doors and second sliding door on west. Paned timber windows at alternating ends of bays. Raised platforms to west doors, one removed. Roof half hipped. Interior is lined with horizontal boarding to 1.3m height. Jowled posts with straight braces to wall plates and straight tie-beams, main post inscribed 10/1772. Queen struts and collar. Single tier of purlins with windbraces. Ridge. Walls have long diagonal braces and bressumers to gable ends. Trusses numbered from north. One of an important group of later C18 farm buildings at Countess Farm (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SU1528742129

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Bibliography

  1. “LARGE GRANARY AT COUNTESS FARM.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1318488>