THE BIG BLACK BARN AT HUNSDON LODGE FARM 500 METRES ALONG TRACK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1101968
Date first listed:
14-Apr-1983
Statutory Address:
THE BIG BLACK BARN AT HUNSDON LODGE FARM 500 METRES ALONG TRACK, DRURY LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE BIG BLACK BARN AT HUNSDON LODGE FARM 500 METRES ALONG TRACK, DRURY LANE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Hunsdon
National Grid Reference:
TL 42436 14364

Details

TL 41 SW HUNSDON DRURY LANE (east end)

2/1 The Big Black Barn at Hunsdon Lodge 14.4.83 Farm 500 metres along track

GV II*

Lodgings range, now a barn. C16, altered to a barn in C18. Timberframed and weatherboarded with a steep old red tile gabled roof. Double doors on E side. A tall unaisled barn facing E. ormerly an important 2 storeys domestic building approximately 20 x 8 metres. Former 8-bay structure altered by creating 2 middle wider bays from 4, leaving 1 original bay at S end and 3 at N end. Queen post trusses with 2 butt purlins in line with each slope. Deep paired arched wind braces to lower purlin. Squared, chamfered, jowled posts of great size, with deep arched braces to tie beams. Remains of serpentine tension bracing in walls and rebated studs for upper windows. Tie beams have mortices for an original ceiling/attic floor. ..all posts have paired vertical mortices and cut back ledge for upper floor beams, and mortice for a brace under. The building was presumably part of Hunsdon Lodge, a royal hunting lodge, recorded in the Tudor Period (HLHS (1979) 34). Remains of an early 2 storeys timberframed house of exceptional size and quality. Part of the picturesque group of tarred farm buildings at Hunsdon Lodge Farm.

Listing NGR: TL4243614364

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
159942
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07959/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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