BARN AND ADJOINING CARTSHED ON ROADSIDE AT OFFLEY HOLES FARM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1102429
Date first listed:
08-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
BARN AND ADJOINING CARTSHED ON ROADSIDE AT OFFLEY HOLES FARM

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Location

Statutory Address:
BARN AND ADJOINING CARTSHED ON ROADSIDE AT OFFLEY HOLES FARM

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Preston
National Grid Reference:
TL 16794 26370

Details

TL 12 NE PRESTON OFFLEY HOLES

2/100 Barn and adjoining cartshed on roadside at Offley Holes Farm

GV II

Barn and cartshed. Early C17 barn, early C19 cartshed. Timber frames on brick sills, dark weatherboarded. Steep pitched roofs, barn thatched up to 1928, now of corrugated sheeting. A large 6-bays aisled barn facing E with 3-bays lower open fronted cartshed adjoining on N also facing E, and 2 projecting gabled porches to the barn in the 2nd and 5th bays from the N. The latter porch has a gable triangle jettied out and pierced for a dovecote. Interior of barn not divided by crosswall but floor steps down in stages from S to N. Barn has heavy jowled arcade posts, long straight braces to arcade posts and cambered tie-beams. Clasped-purlin roof with 2 purlins to each slope. Upper-purlin clasped by high collar: the lower by inclined heavy straight queen-posts widening as they rise. Aisle-ties to low aisle walls. Thin pole rafters for thatch. Face-halved bladed scarf joints in arcade plates.

Listing NGR: TL1679426370

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
162892
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.

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