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Barn at Lordship Farm (30 Metres to West of New House), Benington

Description: Barn at Lordship Farm (30 Metres to West of New House)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159638

OS Grid Reference: TL2993824023
OS Grid Coordinates: 529938, 224023
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8996, -0.1128

Location: Walkern Road, Benington, Hertfordshire SG2 7LL

Locality: Benington
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7LL

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Listing Text

(west side)

11/23 Barn at Lordship Farm
(30m to W of new house)

- II

Barn. C16, extended in Cl7, roof altered in C19. Timber frame
on low brick plinth, dark weatherboarded with a steep red tile
roof. Originally a 5-bay barn with central gabled porch facing
S. Extended 2 bays to W in Cl7. Very large square posts with
jowled heads, linked by mid-height rails tennoned in-line, and
arched braces in each bay. Long curved braces to tie beams.
Side purlin roof structure with text book king-post trusses in
pegged construction. Lower parts of walls plastered internally.
Edge-halved scarf joints with bridled butts at mid-span in older
part. Face-halved bladed scarf-joints, less massive posts and
straight braces in 2 added bays. Double doors on S to porch and
2nd bay from W (later outshot at rear corresponding to this
doorway). Rear wallplate in older part has mortices for a 3-
light diamond mullioned window with shutter-groove on soffit,
probably reused. Until recently call Slipe Farm.

Listing NGR: TL2993824023

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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