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Barn at Throcking Hall Farm 20 Meters to East of Great Barn, Cottered

Description: Barn at Throcking Hall Farm 20 Meters to East of Great Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159867

OS Grid Reference: TL3383930053
OS Grid Coordinates: 533839, 230053
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9529, -0.0538

Location: Cottered Road, Cottered, Hertfordshire SG9 9RJ

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

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Listing Text

(south side) )

1/7 Barn at Throcking Hall
Farm 20m to E of Great
- Barn


Barn. C18, probably for the Elwes family before nearby Throcking
Hall was demolished in 1744. Timber frame of pegged oak, dark
weatherboarded with a pitched roof now of corrugated asbestos. A
tall 3-bays aisled Structure with arcaded open end facing E. A
non-traditional farm building, possibly for overwintering cattle,
combining an unusual plan-form with very carefully finished oak
framing in an archaic tradition. Jowled arcade posts with curved
braces to arcade plate and tie beams. Aisle-ties with quadrant
braces. King-post roof with short, pile-shaped king-post and
cleated purlins. Open end has segmental-headed arched opening to
centre with quandrant braces to the square-headed side openings.
Face-halved bladed scarf joint used in arcade plate.

Listing NGR: TL3383930053

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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