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Barn at Old Bell Yard (20 Metres to North East of the Post House), Ardeley

Description: Barn at Old Bell Yard (20 Metres to North East of the Post House)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159501

OS Grid Reference: TL3097427217
OS Grid Coordinates: 530974, 227217
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9281, -0.0966

Location: School Lane, Ardeley, Hertfordshire SG2 7AH

Locality: Ardeley
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7AH

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Listing Text

(north side)

9/8 Barn at
Old Bell Yard
(20m to NE of
The Post House)


Barn. C16, shortened at W and extended to E in early C19.
Timber frame dark weatherboarded with steep half-hipped roof now
of corrugated iron. A tall 4-bay barn facing S with double doors
in 2nd bay from W. Older W part has a N aisle, very heavy jowled
posts, curved braces to cambered tie-beams and arcade-plate,
queen-post, clasped-purlin roof and old flat-layed rafters
(separate rafters to the aisle). Upcurved brace from top of
aisle-tie to back of arcade post. Structure of half-hip remains
in roof at E end. C19 E part is not aisled. It has unjowled
posts. Straight braces to tie-beams, and clasped-purlin roof
with inclined queen-struts. An interesting building contrasting
2 periods of construction.

Listing NGR: TL3097427217

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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