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North Barns Range at Meesdenbury Farm, Meesden

Description: North Barns Range at Meesdenbury Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160355

OS Grid Reference: TL4400932924
OS Grid Coordinates: 544009, 232924
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9761, 0.0953

Location: Meesden, Hertfordshire SG9 0AZ

Locality: Meesden
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0AZ

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Listing Text


2/130 & 9/130 North Barns Range
- at Meesdenbury Farm


2 attached barns. C17. Timber frames on a red brick sills, dark
weatherboarded with steep half-hipped roofs now corrugated iron. E part
on 8-bay tall aisled barn of majestic proportions, facing S with 2 swept
roofed porches on S side. Jowled posts with long straight braces to
tie-beams and arcade plates. Sills project across aisles to support
arcade posts. Clasped purlin roof with collar trusses with curved
queen-struts. Aisle purlin carried on upcurved brace to back of post.
Face-halved bladed scarfs in arcade plates. W part lower 4-bay aisled
barn facing S. Jowled posts and long curved braces to cambered tie-beams
and arcade plate. Sills project to support arcade posts. Clasped-purlin
roof with queen-struts. Face-halved bladed scarf joints in arcade plates
over posts.

Listing NGR: TL4400932924

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Source: English Heritage

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