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WEST BARN AT NINE ASHES FARM 65 METRES NORTH WEST OF HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WEST BARN AT NINE ASHES FARM 65 METRES NORTH WEST OF HOUSE

List entry Number: 1101284

Location

WEST BARN AT NINE ASHES FARM 65 METRES NORTH WEST OF HOUSE, ACORN STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hunsdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159932

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 4113 HUNSDON ACORN STREET (east side) 8/11 West Barn at Nine Ashes - Farm 65 metres NW of house

GV II

Barn. Later C16, probably built for Sir Thomas Forster. 5-bay single-aisled barn with gabled porch projecting in centre of S side. Timberframed and weatherboarded on a low brick plinth. Steep old red tiled roof, half-hipped at W but gabled at E where it adjoins the East Barn. aisle roof raised in C18 but old structure remains. Square jowled posts with long curved braces to arcade plate and tie beams. Tension bracing in walls above mid- rails tennoned in line. Spur walls and sills carry arcade posts. Long down brace from post halved over aisle tie beam and carried down to jowled post in aisle wall. Slender inclined queen strut and collar trusses with clasped purlin roof and curved paired wind braces. Face-halved bladed scarf in front wall plate and rear arcade plate. An historic 5-bay C16 barn of unusual form for this area. Part of picturesque farm group, and 1 of several surviving late C16 structures.

Listing NGR: TL4166713254

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National Grid Reference: TL 41667 13254

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