West Barn at Rectory Farm, Shillington Road, Pirton - North Hertfordshire

Tithe barn built late C15 or early C16. The building is now vacant and in need of major repairs. Other buildings on site have been converted into houses. Sympathetic proposals for repair and partial conversion have been agreed but have yet to be implemented. Barn letting in water. Owner has agreed to carry out timber-frame and roof repairs as essential preliminary to implementing conversion works. The Local Authority conservation officer inspected site in June 2017 to ascertain and agree extent of, and how to complete, the timber frame-repairs. Discussions on-going. Site sold, early 2018.

West Barn at Rectory Farm, Shillington Road, Pirton - North Hertfordshire
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    WEST BARN AT RECTORY FARM
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1175545
    Local Planning Authority:
    North Hertfordshire
    Site Type:
    Agriculture and subsistence > Farm building

Location

    Building Name:
    West Barn at Rectory Farm
    Street Name:
    Shillington Road
    County:
    Hertfordshire
    District / Borough:
    North Hertfordshire
    Parish:
    Pirton
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Hitchin and Harpenden
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    B
    Ownership:
    Private
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, CA