If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Barn and Hovel at Bancroft Farm 25 Meters to North-West of Broom Manor
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159824
OS Grid Reference: TL3097628602
OS Grid Coordinates: 530976, 228602
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9405, -0.0960
Explore more of the area around Cottered, Hertfordshire at Explore Britain.
TL 32 NW COTTERED BACK LANE (B1037)
3/6 Barn and Hovel at
- 25m to NW of Broom Manor
Barn and hovel adjoining on N. Early C17, roof of hovel renewed
in late C19 above tie-beams. Timber frames on tarred red brick
plinths, weatherboarded and tarred with steep pitched roofs now
of black corrugated iron. A tall 3-bay barn with gabled porch on
W in middle bay and double doors on E. Jowled posts and long
curved braces to tie-beams of clasped-purlin roof with inclined
queen posts. Curved tension braces in walls and face-halved
bladed scarf joint in E wallplate over post. Slender scantling
of studs with no mid-height rail. 3-bay lower hovel on N end now
interconnects. This has jowled posts and straight braces to tie
beams. Formerly open to E the openings are now glazed.
Picturesque traditional group especially as seen from W. (RCHM
Listing NGR: TL3097628602
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.