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Barn at Wants End Farm, King's Walden

Description: Barn at Wants End Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162819

OS Grid Reference: TL1616124594
OS Grid Coordinates: 516161, 224594
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9078, -0.3128

Location: 4 Plough Lane, Kings Walden, Hertfordshire SG4 8LA

Locality: King's Walden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8LA

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Listing Text


4/27 Barn at
Wants End Farm


Barn. C17. Timber frame on brick sill, dark weatherboarded, with steep
pitched tiled roof. A tall 3-bays barn, at rear of yard facing S, with
double doors in middle bay and rear outshut to that bay under a catslide
extension of the main roof. Very heavy jowled posts, unjowled mid-bay
posts, staggered mid-height rail, long cranked braces to tie-beams of
clasped-purlin roof. Face-halved bladed scarf joints in wallplates over
posts. C19 king-post trusses inserted alongside older trusses to take
part of load.

Listing NGR: TL1616124594

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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