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Barn at Alswick Hall 30 Meters to North West of Hall, Buntingford

Description: Barn at Alswick Hall 30 Meters to North West of Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 159742

OS Grid Reference: TL3770529456
OS Grid Coordinates: 537705, 229456
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9466, 0.0021

Location: Hare Street Road, Buntingford, Hertfordshire SG9 9HW

Locality: Buntingford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 9HW

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Listing Text

(south side)

4/9 Barn at Alswick Hall
30m to NW of Hall
22.2.67 (formerly listed as Barn
as Alswick Hall)

Barn, now a barn with stable in E part. C17, disguised as
completely a stable block by new brick S front and end walls in
early C18, later lean-to additions at E end. Timber frame on red
brick sill, weatherboarded on N with some stepped painted brick
infill at lower parts. Red brick chequered with black headers on
S and E, painted over at W end. Steep hipped old red tile roof.
A long building of about 9 bays with the 7 western bays in barn
use and a wall cutting off the stable in the E part with its
inserted floor. Projecting hipped N porch to barn. S side
facing the Hall has paired vertical slits at 2 levels to ventilate
the barn but also 3 groups of openings under segmental arches of
a wide door flanked by 2 windows as if the whole building were
stables. Hipped louvred dormers on the S roofslope. Original
butt-purlin roof with one purlin to each slope and rafters
tennoned into it. Collar and outswept queen-post trusses. Tie-
beams on heavy jowled posts with shaped chin to jowls. Straight
wind braces only in porch-bay. Mortices of a former closed truss
dividing the barn into 2 parts.

Listing NGR: TL3770529456

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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