0231…Winterbourne Medieval Barn The Beautiful Flagstone Floor SGSMR 18725

owlA History of STOKE GIFFORD & Nearby Parishes
Edited by Adrian Kerton


This study shows the magnificent floor of the barn, where the craftsmen had shaped flagstones to fit together rather like a jigsaw. Sadly the western floor,  Area C,  has been covered over.

Report reproduced with kind permission of South Gloucestershire Council and Avon Archaeological Unit Ltd, providing professional Archaeological Services.
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Two examples of the superb craftsmanship employed in creating the floor. Further detailed views of Floor C at bottom of the page

Part of Section C, no longer visible  as this area is now a concrete raft.

Floor example

The circle of stones for the cattle to tread turning the mills.

Floor example circle

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The full report can be downloaded as a PDF

Winterbourne Court Farm Tithe Barn – Archaeological Recording Project 2009

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