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Great Barn and Shelter Shed Attached at Throcking Hall Farm, Cottered

Description: Great Barn and Shelter Shed Attached at Throcking Hall Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159866

OS Grid Reference: TL3379330037
OS Grid Coordinates: 533793, 230037
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9527, -0.0545

Location: Cottered Road, Cottered, Hertfordshire SG9 9RL

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

1/6 Great Barn aid Shelter
Shed attached at
- Throcking Hall Farm


Barn and shelter shed. Barn, late C15 or early C16. Timber
frame dark weatherboarded with steep pitched roof, half-hipped
with gablets, now of corrugated iron. An unaisled, 10-bay, tall
barn facing S with gabled S porch and small black gabled turret
for corn dryer. Jowled massive posts with mid-height rail,
curved tension braces in walls, and grooves for wattle and daub.
Clasped purlin roof on collar and queen strut trusses. One
purlin each side with wind bracing. Edge-halved scarf joint in
wall plate with bridled butts. Very massive timbers including
flat-laid rafters. Weathervane at E end of ridge. Interior
filled with grain silos. 5-bay C18 shelter shed in-line to E of
barn, lower with steep slated roof and open arcade on N. Queen-
strut and collar, clasped purlin roof. Long braces to tie beams.

Listing NGR: TL3379330037

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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