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North and West Ranges of Farm Buildings at Marlin Chapel Farm, Northchurch

Description: North and West Ranges of Farm Buildings at Marlin Chapel Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157759

OS Grid Reference: SP9638307147
OS Grid Coordinates: 496383, 207147
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7547, -0.6050

Locality: Northchurch
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP4 3UQ

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Listing Text

SP 90 NE (North side)

3/227 North and West Ranges
6.11.86 of Farm Buildings at
Marlin Chapel Farm


Farm buildings. C16 and later. Timber frames on flint and brick sills,
dark weatherboarded. Steep red tiled roofs hipped ends to N range and
barn in W range. The older N and W ranges of a courtyard group within a
moated manorial site with former entrance passage central in N range
with cellar and masonry W wall of a former late medieval house
incorporated in buildings to E of central passage. W range is a tall
4-bay C16 barn with double doors on E in 2nd bay from N. Heavy jowled
posts with curved and straight braces to cambered tie beam and
wallplates. Clasped purlin roof with one purlin in each slope, wind
braces, curved inclined queen-posts, no collar, and diminished
principles. Wall on E side of blocked entrance passage in N range
incorporates moulded stonework presumably from nearby Chapel of
St. Mary Magdalene. Former 2-storeys timber framed house shown in
Buckler drawing of 1828 in HRO. Farmhouse not included in this list.

Listing NGR: SP9638307147

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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