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Description: Tithe Barn at Croxley Hall
Date Listed: 2 April 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 158819
OS Grid Reference: TQ0699994592
OS Grid Coordinates: 506999, 194592
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6400, -0.4552
TQ 09 SE RICKMANSWORTH LAVROCK LANE
9/176 Tithe Barn at
2.4.70 Croxley Hall Farm
Tithe barn. Probably built 1396-1401 for Abbey of St. Albans during
abbacy of John Moote, restored 1975. Timber frame. Flint, clunch and
brick base walls. Weatherboarded. Tiled roof. 5 bays with nave and
aisles, 2 bay entrance porch. 101ft by 381½ft. Central gabled entrance
porch to E with double doors. C17 brick buttresses to base which has a
low door to E. Doors to N and to W with two 16 pane fixed windows. Half
hipped roof with gablets. Interior: hoggin floor, lime washed, 5ft high
flint walls with clunch quoins and coping separate each bay in aisles. 2
central crown post trusses with outer collar and tie beam trusses.
Arched braces from jowled arcade posts to tie beams and arcade plates.
Crown posts braced to crown plate. Passing braces from wall posts to tie
beams with lap joints to aisle ties and arcade posts. Intermediate
braces from wall posts to arcade plates. Arched braces in end walls.
Angled queen struts clasp purlins in entrance porch. (VCH 1908: RCHM
1910: S. Castle Herts Archaeology, vol.3, 1973, p.134: Pevsner 1977).
Listing NGR: TQ0699994592
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