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South Barn at Old Wellbury, Offley

Description: South Barn at Old Wellbury

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163096

OS Grid Reference: TL1410129734
OS Grid Coordinates: 514101, 229734
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9544, -0.3410

Location: Offley, Hertfordshire SG5 3BN

Locality: Offley
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 3BN

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Listing Text

TL 12 NW (South side)
Wellbury Park

4/86 South Barn at
- Old Wellbury


Barn. Early/mid C17. Timber frame, on brick sill plastered externally,
dark weatherboarded, with a steep pitched roof now slated. A tall,
wide-span, 3-bays barn facing N, with a low lean-to porch in middle.
Pitching doors in side bays on S side. Hollow moulded chin to jowls of
posts, long curved braces to cambered tie-beams. Mid-bay posts with
staggered mid-height rails. Similar in end gables. Long straight tension
braces from corner posts and in middle bay. Clasped-purlin roof with 2
purlins to each slope. Upper purlin carried on a high collar, lower
purlin carried on a low collar in the end gables but on inclined
queen-posts between. Face-halved bladed scarf joints in wallplates.

Listing NGR: TL1410129734

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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