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East and South Barns at Whelpley Ash Farm, Bovingdon

Description: East and South Barns at Whelpley Ash Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157533

OS Grid Reference: TL0040503341
OS Grid Coordinates: 500405, 203341
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7198, -0.5479

Location: Chesham Road, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire HP3 0NW

Locality: Bovingdon
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP3 0NW

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Listing Text

TL 00 SW (South side)

6/4 East and South Barns
- at Whelpley Ash Farm


2 barns adjoining at right angles. Mid C17 S barn, later C17 E barn.
Timber frames on brick sills, dark weatherboarding with steep red tile
roofs. Older S barn of 6 bays with gabled projecting S porch off-centre
to W. Jowled posts with long straight braces to tie-beams. Inclined
queen-posts support a clasped-purlin in each slope with principal not
diminished above notch to house purlin. Collar truss in porch. E barn
has 3 narrow bays at N with jowled posts with curved inclined
queen-posts in roof and housings for former axial floor beams between
the tie-beams. Mortices in posts for a floor structure. A lower floor
has been inserted. Bays to S end have unjowled posts. N bay next road
largely rebuilt in C19.

Listing NGR: TL0040503341

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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