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South Barn and Stables at Staples Cottage, Aston

Description: South Barn and Stables at Staples Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 159580

OS Grid Reference: TL2765419714
OS Grid Coordinates: 527654, 219714
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8614, -0.1476

Location: Raffin Green Lane, Datchworth, Hertfordshire SG3 6RN

Locality: Aston
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG3 6RN

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/4 South Barn and stables
at Staples Cottage



Barn and 2 stables in one range. Early Cl?. Timber framed dark
weatherboarded. Steep pitched roofs. Barn has old red tiles to
gabled front porch but corrugated iron elsewhere (half-hip at S).
Short stable at N end of barn also roofed in corrugated iron.
Long stable at N thatched with hipped N end. A tall 6-bay barn
facing E with gabled front porch with double-doors and small
winnowing door in rear wall of same bay. 2 bays at S end were
formerly open to front and rear as implement shed, and
partitioned from barn. Jowled posts with straight braces to
cambered tie-beams. Inclined queen-posts to clasped purlin roof.
Some re-used timbers. l-bay lower stable at N, facing E with a
single stable-door. Long 4-bay thatched stable has a clasped
purlin roof, 2 old plank doorS with iron strap hinges, louvred
ventilation band below eaves, and l-bay extension at N end with
its own door and window on N. An impressive group of old farm

Listing NGR: TL2765419714

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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