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Central Barn at Church Farm, 50 Metres to East of Farmhouse, Great Gaddesden

Description: Central Barn at Church Farm, 50 Metres to East of Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 February 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 157896

OS Grid Reference: TL0289111215
OS Grid Coordinates: 502891, 211215
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7901, -0.5096

Location: Piper's Hill, Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP1 3BY

Locality: Great Gaddesden
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP1 3BY

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW
(North side)
3/117 Central Barn at
21.2.78 Church Farm, 50m to
East of farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Central Barn
GV at Church Farm)


Barn. Early C17. Timber frame on red brick sill wall, dark weather-
boarded, with steep old red tile roof. A tall barn of 5-bays, facing W,
with a gabled projecting porch to the middle bay. On a site sloping from
N to S. Jowled posts with unjowled mid-bay posts, and mid-height rail
jointed in-line. Curved braces to cambered tie-beams. Clasped-purlin
roof on queen-strut trusses with diminished straight principals and
straight wind-braces to single purlin in each slope. Wind-braces only at
gable ends and in middle bay. Squint-butted scarf joints in wallplates
and in each purlin next to truss.

Listing NGR: TL0289411216

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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