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2 Adjoining Barns Next the Road at Avenue Farm, St Ippolyts

Description: 2 Adjoining Barns Next the Road at Avenue Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162673

OS Grid Reference: TL1867827056
OS Grid Coordinates: 518678, 227056
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9294, -0.2754

Location: Maydencroft Lane, Ippollitts, Hertfordshire SG4 7QA

Locality: St Ippolyts
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7QA

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Listing Text

TL 1827 (South side)

8/61 2 adjoining barns next
- the road at Avenue Farm


2 barns. C17, N barn built first. Timber frame on tall sill of narrow
red bricks. Dark weatherboarding but red brick infill between externally
exposed frame in W half of N wall of N barn and in lower part of E side
of W barn. Red brick casing to S gable of W barn. Steep pitched roofs
formerly thatched now of corrugated iron with old red tile to projecting
E porch of W barn and slate rear slope of roof of same barn. 2 tall
barns at right angles enclosing a yard to SE. 5-bays N barn backs onto
road, has marks of gabled S porch recently demolished in 2nd bay from E.
4 bays W barn extends to S from W part of S wall of N barn, faces E,
and has a gabled projecting porch with dovecote in jettied gable
triangle to the 2nd bay from S flanked by lean-to extensions. Step-
jowled posts, mid-height rails in-line, long straight tension braces to
rail, long straight braces to tie-beams, 2 purlins to each roofslope,
the upper clasped by a high collar, short inclined angle struts to
position of lower butt-purlins. Face-halved bladed scarf joints in

Listing NGR: TL1867827056

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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