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BRICK FARM AND SHELTER SHED AT FINCHES FARM (130 METRES TO SOUTH SOUTH EAST OF FARMHOUSE)

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: BRICK FARM AND SHELTER SHED AT FINCHES FARM (130 METRES TO SOUTH SOUTH EAST OF FARMHOUSE)

List entry Number: 1101414

Location

BRICK FARM AND SHELTER SHED AT FINCHES FARM (130 METRES TO SOUTH SOUTH EAST OF FARMHOUSE), TOWN LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Benington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-May-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159625

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TL 32 SW BENINGTON TOWN SCHEME (south side)

4/19 Brick Barn and Shelter Shed at Finches Farm (130m to SSE of farmhouse)

GV II

Barn and shelter shed attached. Early/mid Cl7 barn, late C18 shed. Barn of red brick in irregular bond with flint panels in W gable and weatherboarded top to each gable. Steep old red tile roof to 2 porches and adjoining main roof but roof now largely of corrugated sheets. A tall unaisled 8-bay barn facing S with 2 gabled porches, in 3rd and 6th bays. High external plinth. Added buttresses to W corners of barn. Vent-slot in each bay with oak lintol. Unusual composite construction with shallow bay posts rising against wall from brick bases with curved braces to cambered tie-beams (all but 3 posts cut off below braces). Butt- purlin roof with 2 purlins to each slope, staggered in line. Collar beam trusses with inclined queen-struts above and below collar. Numbered joints. Face-halved bladed scarf joints in rear wallplate under tie-beam ends. 5-bay shelter shed running S from SE corner of barn, open to yard on W, and with a flint rear wall with brick piers, which is a feature along Whempstead Road to E. Red brick wall at S end is a fragment of a Cl7 brick barn now destroyed by fire. Steep pitched roof now of corrugated iron. Clasped purlin roof with inclined queen-post and cambered tie-beams. Edge halved scarf joint in front arcade plate carried on square posts.

Listing NGR: TL3061423216

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National Grid Reference: TL 30614 23216

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