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South and West Barns Cross Farm, Bovingdon

Description: South and West Barns Cross Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157543

OS Grid Reference: TL0277302984
OS Grid Coordinates: 502773, 202984
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7162, -0.5137

Location: Flaunden Lane, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire HP3 0JR

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

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Listing Text

TL 00 SW (South side)

6/16 South and West Barns
- at Cross Farm


2 barns adjoining. C16 S barn with early C17 E bay and C19 extensions.
C17 W barn. Timber frames on brick sills, dark weatherboarded with steep
old red tile roofs. Tall barns enclosing W and S side of farmyard with
carriageway through S barn, lean-to extensions to E end and SE wall,
larger 3-bay C19 open ended store at SW adjoining. 4-bays S barn facing
N with massive jowled posts and wide bays with unjowled central posts
and mid-height rail tennoned in-line. Straight braces to cambered tie-
beams and wallplates. Inclined queen-posts to clasped-purlin roof and
straight wind braces. Early C17 E bay added with curved braces and wind
braces. Edge halved scarf joint with bridled butts. W barn C17, 3-bays
with projecting gabled porch to middle bay on E side. Smaller rear
doors. Jowled posts and clasped-purlin roof with straight inclined
queen-posts. (Roberts(1975)no.15).

Listing NGR: TL0277302984

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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