Entrance Barn At Rent Street Barns

2 Oct 1999
Entrance Barn At Rent Street Barns, Chipperfield Road, Bovingdon, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP3 0JR
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BOVINGDON CHIPPERFIELD ROAD TL 00 SW (South side) 6/14 Entrance barn at - Rent Street Barns


Barn, now also serving as a gatehouse. C16 with alterations. Timber frame dark weatherboarded with steep old red tile roof, with chevron pattern of darker tiles. 4-bays with gabled porch to road on N in 2nd bay from W. Opposed double doorways now serve carriageway to courtyard of house. Sympathetic W extension for a dwelling. Single-storey C18 lower stable attached at SE dark weatherboarded with steep old red tile roof. Barn has heavy jowled posts and curved braces to wallplates and staggered mid-height rail. Central post in gable. Original clasped purlin roof on jowled posts, collar and struts, to porch. Main roof adapted to queen-post form in early C19. (Roberts(1975)no. 14: Pevsner(1977)107).

Listing NGR: TL0215203227


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0887 IOE Records taken by Susan Hall; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Susan Hall. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Hall, Susan

Rights Holder: Hall, Susan


Tile, Timber, Weatherboard, Medieval Timber Framed Barn, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan Timber Framed Building, Agriculture And Subsistence, Barn, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Gatehouse, Unassigned, Building