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The Priors, Barley

Description: The Priors

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162543

OS Grid Reference: TL3993838406
OS Grid Coordinates: 539938, 238406
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0264, 0.0383

Location: High Street, Barley, Hertfordshire SG8 8JA

Locality: Barley
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG8 8JA

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Listing Text

TL 3938 (West side)

7/87 The Priors


House. Probably late C16, cased mid C19, extended C20. Timber frame, red
brick cased. Some cement render and tile hanging. Steeply pitched half
hipped tiled roof. 3 cells. 2 storeys. Ground floor: entrance to right
of centre, three 3 light small pane casements. First floor three 2 light
small pane casements. All openings recessed with chamfered reveals,
segmental heads on ground floor, irregularly spaced. Right end is cement
rendered with scoring to resemble ashlar, red brick and flint plinth.
Left end first floor sash window. To rear a ground floor 2 light flush
frame casement with a segmental head. To rear right a short C20 wing,
possibly replacing an earlier kitchen wing, some old red brick at base
on outer face, inner face is tilehung over ground floor with a gabled
dormer. 2 rebuilt stacks on rear slope of main range and on ridge of
later wing where it joins main range. Interior: re-used stop chamfered
and roll moulded bearers, jowled posts, cambered tie beams, clasped
purlin roof with curved windbraces.

Listing NGR: TL3993838406

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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