It’s a long story, but it’s a good one. If you go back 300 years and more, these barns were built as part of Northcourt Farm. The farm itself dates back almost 1,000 years, when it was started by the monks of Abingdon Abbey. Right up to 1945 the farm barns were working buildings, full of crops, machinery, and animals. And then until the 1990s, a dairy.