Cotswolds Great Barns

24/11/2017

Ken Bonham's talk will be illustrated with diagrams and photographs, together with a selection of models and a static photograph display

Following a brief introduction on the importance of the barn in pre-industrial society a number of issues will be considered including , the importance of the monasteries, dissolution and the rise of the great landlords. 

Examples of important Cotswold Barns discussed will include : Great Coxwell; Bredon; Bradford on Avon; Swalcliffe & Upper Heyford; Middle Littleton. Other examples of barn construction will highlight Cruck barns; Timber-framed aisled barns of Kent and East Anglia and Status barns.

The talk will be illustrated with diagrams and photographs plus a selection of models and a static photograph display

Wotton-under-Edge Civic Centre

2 Gloucester Street, Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 7DN

Friday 24th November 2017 at 7.30pm

               Visitors welcome.

     Non-members £5 on the door

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