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2 Barns and Linking Lower Building, 70 Metres to South East of Graveley Hall Farmhouse, Graveley

Description: 2 Barns and Linking Lower Building, 70 Metres to South East of Graveley Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 162619

OS Grid Reference: TL2345628064
OS Grid Coordinates: 523456, 228064
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9374, -0.2056

Location: Church Lane, Graveley, Hertfordshire SG4 7LR

Locality: Graveley
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7LR

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Listing Text

TL 2327 (North side)

12/6 2 Barns and linking lower building,
11.2.74 70M to SE of Graveley Hall Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Two Barns to
south of Graveley Hall Farmhouse)


2 barns and linking lower building. Eastern barn C16, W barn
stylistically C17 but dated 1717, C19 linking building. Timber frame on
tarred brick sill, dark weatherboarded with steep pitched roofs, now
slated but W barn corrugated aluminium. A tall 3-bays barn on the left
of the gateway to the yard in front of the house, a tall 5-bays barn a
little to the NW, and a low open-fronted building linking the two. All
face N. The C16 barn has central double doors, a high single door at
rear of middle bay, low external lean-to at W end, jowled posts,
mid-height rail, clasped-purlin roof with 2 purlins in each slope, the
upper clasped by collars, the lower on inclined straight queen-posts
with enlarged heads. Long straight tension braces in walls and
edge-halved scarf joints with bridled butts, in wallplates. Larger barn
has inscription on post facing central threshing bay 'JOHN/CHAKLY/MAY.I/
1717' and 'JC 1717' carved on the tie-beam. Small rear outshut to
central bay. Jowled posts, mid-height rails, straight tension braces
above the rail, long straight braces to tie-beams, clasped-purlin roof,
upper purlin clasped by collars, lower clasped by inclined heavy
straight queen-posts. Called the 'Pig Barn'. Face-halved bladed scarf

Listing NGR: TL2345628064

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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