American Barn Specifications
Free construction is carried out by our fully trained staff rather than sub-contractors within a 50-mile radius of our workshop in Netherstreet, Chippenham, Wiltshire. Please contact us for construction charges outside of this area.
All sections are bolted together.
Two heavy duty anchor brackets are fitted to the uprights of each 3.6m wall. These are then bolted to the base using mechanical fixings.
All fixings are fully galvanised.
We are pleased to offer Free Delivery within a 50-mile radius of our workshop in Netherstreet, Chippenham, Wiltshire. Please contact us for delivery and charges outside of this area.
Ideal Range To the eaves is 2135mm and to the ridge 3600mm, including the plinth
Elite Range To the eaves is 2480mm and to the ridge 4200mm, including the plinth.
Our preferred method is high pressure – commonly known as Tanalised or
CCP. Non-toxic to animals.
Ideal Range We use 75mm x 50mm tanalised, C16/C24 strength graded, planed timber @610mm centres.
Elite Range We use 100mm x 50mm tanalised, C16/C24 strength graded, planed timber @ 610mm centres.
We only use 16mm 5th-grade Scandinavian redwood, fully tanalised for longevity against fungal decay & insect attack.
Our standard offering is black Onduline with a minimum 15-degree pitch.
Elite Range One sun reflective clear roof sheet fitted to all units.
Alternatively, you may want an attractive felt shingle roof. Add a touch of originality price on application.
Lined with 11mm OSB for additional strength and longevity. lined Onduline roof also provides a cooler environment in the summer and warmth in the winter months.
120mm x 47mm C16/24 stress graded purlins @ 475mm centres.
Front/Gutter purlins 150mm x 50mm C16/24 stress graded.
Elite Range Extends to 550mm. Fully supported by a prefabricated plated truss.
Fitted to both sides of all buildings as standard, we use a half round black
guttering and include the necessary downpipes.
Elite Range Four louvre vents are included, two in each gable end. Coupled with our six blade louvre windows. Jon William Stables are market leaders for well-ventilated stabling. This makes the building not only more enjoyable for your horse but will make it last longer too.
Ideal Range 18mm All stables are lined to 1220mm high and include noggins to prevent objects dropping behind. As standard, we use OSB moisture resistant (Oriented Strand Board), manufactured to BS5669. If you would prefer 12mm 5 layer ply in place of the OSB this can be fitted as an option. Please inform our sales staff when placing your order.
Elite Range 18mm All stables are lined to eaves height. As standard, we use moisture resistant OSB (Oriented Strand Board), manufactured to BS5669. If you would prefer 12mm 5 layer ply in place of the OSB this can be fitted at no extra cost. Please inform our sales staff when placing your order. All Tack Rooms and Hay Barns also lined to eaves height.
Elite Range Windows measure 745mm wide x 955mm high, The standard 6 blade Louvre window is fitted with galvanised steel bars for safety. Providing increased airflow to your stable without causing a draught? making life better for your horse. One per stable to the rear of each box.
Ideal Range Side hung double doors 2400mm wide.
Elite Range A 2.4m wide sliding door is fitted as standard made from galvanised steel framework and clad with shiplap.
SOFTWOOD TIMBER INTERNAL SECTIONS
Ideal Range Loose box fronts clad with tanalised shiplap.18mm kickboards to 1.2m high and fitted with 1.2m wide heavy duty welded talk bars. A bottom door 1235mm wide 1200mm high is included. Loose box partitions clad with 18mm kickboard to 1.2m on one side & eaves height on the other. 1.2m talk bars are fitted as standard.
STEEL INTERNAL SECTIONS WITH SOFTWOOD INSERTS
Ideal Range Loose box fronts with 38mm softwood in fills to 1.2m and fitted with heavy duty bars above, a bottom stable door is included. Loose box partitions with 38mm softwood in fills to eaves, with a 1.2m talk bar, fitted as standard. Fully Galvanised.
STEEL INTERNAL SECTIONS WITH HARDWOOD OR SOFTWOOD INSERTS
Elite Range Loose box fronts with 38mm in fills to 1.2m and fitted with heavy duty bars above. A side hung bottom door is included. Loose box partitions with 38mm in fills to 1.2m and fitted with heavy duty bars above. Choice of traditional or Victorian style fronts.
Made from highly durable uPVC, our Rainwater Skirt is fitted behind the external cladding & overhangs the plinth. This prevents any water ingress.
DAMP PROOF COURSE
The DPC is fitted to the underside of all sole (bottom timber) plates.
FIXING TO BASE
Two heavy duty anchor brackets are fitted to the uprights of each 3.6m
wall. These are then bolted to the base using mechanical fixings.
PLEASE NOTE: Timber sizes specified are sawn dimensions prior to machining.We reserve the right to alter our specifications without notice.