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Great Coxwell Barn

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Address: 2 miles South West of Faringdon | Between A420 and B4019, Faringdon SN7 7LZ, England
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The barn is fascinating, especially the structure and size. The locality and village are pretty. In addition, there are lovely walks in the vicinity.

Reviewed 3 March 2017
steph399777
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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Witney, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is in surprisingly good condition, and is an interesting relic of the past. There is little else to do here, and nothing on the inside once you have seen the impressive height of the interior. Worth going to if you are in the vicinity, but not worth a long detour to get there. There is free parking on the... More 

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Thank Andrew C
London
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75 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Easy to find, nice walking routes. It's a big barn but that's it, don't expect to spend more than 5 minutes looking at it.

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Thank coopergirlzmom
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The barn is fascinating, especially the structure and size. The locality and village are pretty. In addition, there are lovely walks in the vicinity.

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Thank steph399777
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

An exquisite Cistercian barn with impressive timbers. Graffiti a point of interest. An architectural gem.

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Thank bob3747
Slough, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Not a great deal to see, a large barn with a historic background. Easy to park on the road by the property.

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Thank cliff3232016
Lyttelton, New Zealand
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170 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

On our way to Buscot Park from Oxford and passed this wee gem, now under Charitable Trust status. Don't miss it if you're interested in architecture and history. No cost to walk through. . This barn is mid-13th C and once belonged to the abbey of Beulieu.

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Thank HelenJG786
London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you're in the area and like walking then I would recommend going via here as part of a tour of the woods and Badbury Hill. There's not much to see, but it's worth seeing if you're passing by, and is very impressive. It's essentially a very old, very big barn which you can have a look inside.

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Thank EmilyJu
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I just love this building- to me it is like an agricultural cathedral. I have taken many friends there now and every one is gripped by the atmosphere of the place. Never get tired of going there.

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Thank Paul L
Oxford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Fabulous place - really interesting - lots of stuff to look at, including old graffiti. Read the information on site and give them a donation to keep it in good condition. A gem, if you're interested in agricultural and building history. Would fascinate a builder with a knowledge of roofing structures.

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Thank HassledMother
Faringdon, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Its only a barn, but in excellent condition and one that clearly gives the visitor an insight into these great buildings. There are old etchings and graffiti for the children to discover as there are laminated guide sheets provided - so both old and young can enjoy a visit here. Free, but make a donation if you wish.

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