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North Barn at Wakeley Farm (55 Metres to North West of House), Westmill

Description: North Barn at Wakeley Farm (55 Metres to North West of House)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 161392

OS Grid Reference: TL3409126841
OS Grid Coordinates: 534091, 226841
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9239, -0.0514

Location: Westmill, Hertfordshire SG9 9NH

Locality: Westmill
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 9NH

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Listing Text

(south side)

1/3 North Barn at
Wakeley Farm
- (55m to NW of house)


Barn. C17, altered in late C18, N aisle removed late C20. Timber frame now
cased in red brick with steep half-hipped old red tile roof. 7-bay, formerly
single-aisled on N. Tall barn facing S with double doors in 2nd and 6th bays.
External stair at E end to serve upper floor inserted throughout barn to provide
stables below. Heavy jowled posts, long double-curved heavy braces to tie-beams
and arcade plate. Queen-strut clasped purlin roof with collars. Face-halved
bladed scarf joint at mid-span in arcade plate. N side left open after removal
of aisle except brick infill to end bays. Large wooden wheel for raising sacks
to upper floor fixed in E bay between tie beams. Cylinder handpump fixed to
E wall on floor below.

Listing NGR: TL3409126841

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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