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West Barn at Preston Hill, Preston

Description: West Barn at Preston Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162899

OS Grid Reference: TL1791623988
OS Grid Coordinates: 517916, 223988
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9020, -0.2875

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


4/107 West barn at
Preston Hill


Barn. C17. Timber frame on low brick sill, dark weatherboarded with
steep pitched roof now slated. A tall 3-bays barn facing E with lean-to
roofed porch in middle. Step-jowled posts with straight braces to
cambered tie-beams. Clasped purlin roof with 2 purlins to each slope.
The upper carried on a high collar: the lower on straight inclined
queen-posts. Reverse curved wind-braces at gable ends, and 2 collars to
gable trusses. Straight tension braces in gables and end bays.
Face-halved bladed scarf joints in wallplate over posts.

Listing NGR: TL1791623988

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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