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Barn and Attached Stable and Cattleshed at Brickhouse Farm 25 Metres North East of House, Hunsdon

Description: Barn and Attached Stable and Cattleshed at Brickhouse Farm 25 Metres North East of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159957

OS Grid Reference: TL4215411830
OS Grid Coordinates: 542154, 211830
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7871, 0.0596

Location: Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8PP

Locality: Hunsdon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8PP

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Listing Text

(east side)
Barn and attached stable
- and cattleshed at
Brickhouse Farm 25
metres NE of house


Barn, stable and cattleshed. Mid C19. Unusually large model
farm group of barn, lying E-W, with lower stable and cattleshed
ranges extending to S, enclosing a yard into which they face.
19-bay, timberframed, weatherboarded, triple barn on low red
brick walls in Flemish bond. 3 gabled porches on S side with
corresponding double doors on N side (originally sliding doors of
which head tracks remain). Gabled roof now covered in corrugated
asbestos. Queen post roof structure with curved braces to tie
beams. Red brick lower ranges with slate roofs. Long cattleshed
at E has wooden arcade to open front with a curved beam in each
bay supporting the front wall plate at mid-span. Yard frontage
of stable range N of central opening is weatherboarded with
stable doors. S of central opening now converted to garage and
store. There were orignally 2 more ranges extending S from the
barn enclosing 3 smaller yards. These were demolished in mid C20
when large span concrete framed farm buildings were erected in
yard which are not of special interest. An historic group of
model farm buildings illustrating the 'high farming' economy of
this area in the mid Cl9 of special interest. The great triple
barn is unique in this area. Part of an architectural group with
the C17 farmhouse.

Listing NGR: TL4215411830

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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