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Barn at Litle Hyde Hall Farm, on East of Entrance, Sheering

Description: Barn at Litle Hyde Hall Farm, on East of Entrance

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 160773

OS Grid Reference: TL5048315209
OS Grid Coordinates: 550483, 215209
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8153, 0.1817

Location: Sawbridgeworth Road, Sheering, Essex CM21 9HX

Locality: Sheering
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM21 9HX

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Listing Text

TL 504 152:5/1
Late C16. High steep-roofed gabled, weatherboarded, timberframed, 6-bay barn.
1-bay stable extension to N of same height. Central projecting gabled
porch with small recessed outshuts to sides. Low brick plinth in English
bond. Remarkably low height of walls. Framed clasped purlin roof with
collars and diminished principals. 1 purlin to each slope with evidence
for windbraces in each bay. Long curved braces from heavily jowled posts
to low tie beams. Queen struts added. Original heavy wall studs with
edge holes and slots for wattle infill. Central rear winnowing door
flanked by posts and tension braces. Asbestos sheet roof but irregular
battens indicate thatch formerly. Porch roof and that of southern 5-bays
reconstructed, the latter with diagonal corner ties and wrought iron
brackets from posts to tie-beams. Interior of walls of this part also
weatherboarded. A survivor of a medieval type of barn where storage is
mainly in the roof.

Listing NGR: TL5048315209

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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