Modern Enhances Traditional
At Downe, Orpington, Kent, a steel-framed Shufflebottom has been set in a group of traditional farm buildings.
A hipped building has a lean-to along part of one side elevation. Dimensions are 11.945m by 8.125m for the main building and 5.8m by 4.62m for the lean-to. The main building, which has a mezzanine floor, is 5.5m to the eaves and the lean-to is 2.65m to the eaves.
Steelwork has a hot-dipped galvanised finish. The roof cladding is 0.5mm tile-effect plastic-coated box profile with 60mm composite insulated panels. In the walls there are 15 openings of various sizes, ranging from 1m by 1m to 3.77m by 3.25m. Wall cladding is vertical 0.5mm Kingspan KS1000RW XL Forte Leathergrain with 60mm composite insulated panels.
Glance at more buildings
A side extension at Ashendon, Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire forms a barn 90ft long and 40ft wide. The height to the eaves is 18ft. E9875
A trio of farm buildings for Forest North Farms Ltd occupies a site at Fritham, Lyndhurst in Hampshire. E11126, E11127, E11129
An Oxfordshire farm growing hops has a 78m Shufflebottom building, partitioned into two sections 48m and 30m long, to store both crops and machinery. E9885
Great Canfield near Dunmow in Essex is the setting for an agricultural building, 30.4m long and 15m wide. E10023