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Barn and Hovel at Bancroft Farm 25 Meters to North-West of Broom Manor, Cottered

Description: Barn and Hovel at Bancroft Farm 25 Meters to North-West of Broom Manor

Grade: II
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

Location: B1037, Cottered, Hertfordshire SG9 9QE

Locality: Cottered
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 9QE

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/6 Barn and Hovel at
Bancroft Farm
- 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
(1911) 84).

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

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