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South West Barn at Rear of Yard at Wellhead Farm, Preston

Description: South West Barn at Rear of Yard at Wellhead Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162869

OS Grid Reference: TL1752427608
OS Grid Coordinates: 517524, 227608
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9346, -0.2920

Location: Maydencroft Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 2AE

Locality: Preston
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 2AE

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Listing Text


2/77 South-west barn at rear
of yard at Wellhead Farm


Barn. Late C17. Timber frame on red brick sill, dark weatherboarded with
steep pitched roof formerly thatched now of asbestos sheeting. A tall
4-bays barn facing N with double doors in 2nd bay from W. Jowled posts,
long cranked braces to tie-beams. 2 purlins to each slope, the upper
clasped by a high collar, the lower butt-jointed. Straight wind-braces
to lower purlin at gable ends.

Listing NGR: TL1752427608

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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