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South Barn and Adjoining Stables at Priory Farm House (60 Metres South of House), Widford

Description: South Barn and Adjoining Stables at Priory Farm House (60 Metres South of House)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160014

OS Grid Reference: TL4205115858
OS Grid Coordinates: 542051, 215858
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8233, 0.0597

Location: Hunsdon Road, Widford, Hertfordshire SG12 8RA

Locality: Widford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8RA

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Listing Text

(east side)
Widford village

6/7 South Barn and
adjoining stables at
- Priory Farm House
(60 metres S of house)


Barn, and stables. Early C18 extended and reroofed in C19.
Timberframed and black weatherboarded on a low red brick sill.
Very steep gabled roof now covered in corrugated grey tiles.
Originally a symmetrical 3-bay barn with double doors central on
the S, and a low winnowing door in a bay projecting as a small
aisle on the N. Unjowled posts with long curved braces to the
tie beams and numbered and pegged joints. Thin clasped purlin
roof reconstructed when barn was extended l-bay to W to provide a
trap-house with double doors on S and small pitching door to loft
over. Dividing wall now removed and lean-to outshuts added on N,
to W of original aisle. A pidgeoncote with perching ledges
outside occupied the apex of the E gable, Early C19 timberframed
and black weatherboarded low stable range with hipped slate roof,
laid with vent gaps, extends N from E part of barn, enclosing the
yard. An historic timberframed group of former farm buildings.
Part of a group with the West Barn and the house. Important in
views within the Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4205115858

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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