Stockbridge Farm Dorset
Wimpole Hall Home Farm
Until the nineteenth century, timber framed barns predominated in the areas of alluvial soil where there was no suitable local building stone. This is roughly the area south and west of a line from Portsmouth to King’s Lyn.
In Kent and Essex the traditional style was the aisled barn, but in the rest of the area they are un-
The two barns on this page are different from the others. The barn in the Home Farm at Wimpole Hall is one of the few barns designed by a known architect. The barn at Stockbridge Farm appears to be a cruck-
Until the 18th century, all the timber would have been cut by hand.
This video of a saw-
|Cruck Framed Barns|
|Post & Truss Barns|
|Mud & Stud Barns|
|Box Frame Barns|
|Raised Cruck Roofs|