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North Barn, North East Barn, and Stable Between, at Number 10 (Bridgefoot Farm) (20 Metres to North , Walkern

Description: North Barn, North East Barn, and Stable Between, at Number 10 (Bridgefoot Farm) (20 Metres to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159658

OS Grid Reference: TL2920826537
OS Grid Coordinates: 529208, 226537
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9224, -0.1225

Location: Church End, Walkern, Hertfordshire SG2 7PB

Locality: Walkern
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7PB

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Listing Text

(south side)

1/12 N Barn, NE Barn, and
Stable between, at
- No 10 (Bridgefoot Farm)
(20m to NE of house)


2 barns and stable in one range. N barn of 2 builds: E half Cl7
altered in C19; W half C16. NE barn C18. Stable C18. Timber-
framed on tarred brick sill, dark weatherboarded with steep
corrugated iron roofs to barns, red pantiles to stable. A range
of picturesque single-storey farm buildings facing S, backing
onto the lane next the ford. E half of N barn has jowled posts
in 3 bays with straight braces and straight tension braces in
walls. Grooves for wattle and daub infill. Roof rebuiltas
clasped purlin structure in C19. W half of N barn higher and
deeper 3-bay structure with heavy jowled posts, heavy curved'
braces to tie-beam, clasped purlin roof with wind braces, curved
tension braces, and edge-halved scarf joint with bridled butts in
wallplate. Double doors formerly in mid bay moved to E bay when
E part added. Stable has clasped-purlin roof and curved braces.
3-bay C18 NE barn faces W with projecting gabled porch to middle
bay, with a dove loft in the gable apex. Unjowled posts and
studs rising to wallplate without a mid-height rail. Clasped-
purlin roof with collars and angle braces to each truss. Short
knee-braces to tie-beams. Strainer between purlins at mid-span.

Listing NGR: TL2920826537

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Source: English Heritage

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