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East Barn at Preston Hill, Preston

Description: East Barn at Preston Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162898

OS Grid Reference: TL1793824010
OS Grid Coordinates: 517938, 224010
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9022, -0.2872

Location: Preston, Hertfordshire SG4 7UH

Locality: Preston
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7UH

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Listing Text


8/106 East barn at
Preston Hill


Barn. C17. Timber frame on low brick sill, dark weatherboarded with
steep pitched roof now slated. A tall 5-bays barn facing W with central
gabled porch. Jowled posts, long curved braces to cambered tie-beams.
Clasped-purlin roof with one purlin to each slope supported by inclined
straight queen-posts. Strainer between purlins at mid-bay. Mid-height
rails in walls jointed in-line and straight tension braces at corners
and winnowing doors in middle bay above and below mid-height rail.
Face-halved bladed scarf joints over posts.

Listing NGR: TL1793824010

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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