GREAT BARN AT CASTLE HILL FARM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1078167

Date first listed: 09-May-1973

Statutory Address: GREAT BARN AT CASTLE HILL FARM, CASTLE HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GREAT BARN AT CASTLE HILL FARM, CASTLE HILL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum (District Authority)

Parish: Berkhamsted

National Grid Reference: SP 99091 08780

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Details

The following building shll be upgraded to Grade II* (star):-

- CASTLE HILL Great Barn at SP 90 NE 7/103 Castle Hill Farm

II -

and the entry shall be amended to red:

1. 839 CASTLE HILL SP 90 NE Great Barn at Castle Hill Farm 7/103 II* (star)

Barn. Probably C16. Timber-framed, weatherboarded and partly rebuilt in red brick. Plain tile roof with gabled ends. Plan: Large 6-bay barn with aisle on SW side only, probably originally further bays on north west end. Later outshuts and midstrey added on north east side. Exterior: North east side has catslide roof over outshuts, brick at either end with brick midstrey to right of centre and with lower weatherboarded timber frame outshut at centre. On south west side the original aisle wall has been rebuilt in brick; cart entrances to left and right and 2 gabled loft doors at centre. NW and SE gable ends are weatherboarded. Interior: Main frame is largely intact except for rebuilt aisle wall and missing original studding and rails on north east wall and south east end. Tall jowled aisle-posts with curved braces to aisle-plate and tie-beams. Queen-posts of cruck blade form supporting principals and collars which clasp diagonally-set through purlins; the principals diminished above the collars. Curved wind- braces to the clasped purlins but none to the tenoned (butt) purlins below; similar butt-purlins in aisle. Common rafter couples complete and no ridge-piece. Some of the aisle ties may have been replaced.

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1. 839 CASTLE HILL ----------- Great Barn at Castle Hill Farm SP 90 NE 7/103

II

2. C16 or C17. timber frame of 6 bays with south aisle, tiebeams, Queen posts, collar beams. Weatherboarding and brickwork, old tiled roof with 2 gabled doors. Engraving in County Record Office.

Listing NGR: SP9909108780

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 355427

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