New Farm, Rotherfield Greys

New Farm
Rotherfield Greys

Formerly part of the Greys Court estate, built in the 18th century, at the time of the Stapleton ownership. A very substantial farmstead with brick Georgian farmhouse (not recorded) two timber-framed barns with lean-tos, stables brick/flint and timber-framed, a timber-framed granary on staddle stones, a brick dairy and large combination building with fold yards.  The major barn is of five bays, with a central wooden thrashing floor, queen struts supporting collar trusses. The adjoining barn is of three bays with raking queen struts. Both barns have porches and opposing exit doors as well as a lean-to. Barn two preserves a manger and manure passage under its lean-to.

Grid Reference: SU737833
Parish: Rotherfield Greys
Surveyed in: 1985
Report written by: Ruth Gibson
Sort key: ROG-UNK-NEW