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North-West Barn Range at Offley Hoo, Offley

Description: North-West Barn Range at Offley Hoo

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163114

OS Grid Reference: TL1481226175
OS Grid Coordinates: 514812, 226175
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9223, -0.3319

Location: King's Walden Road, Offley, Hertfordshire SG5 3DS

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

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Listing Text

TL 1426 (East side)
Great Offley

13/104 North-west barn range
- at Offley Hoo


Range of barns. C17. Timber frames on red brick sills in English-bond,
dark weatherboarded. Steep pitched slate roofs. A tall barn range of 10
bays in all facing E into yard. 3 bays S part now has gabled projecting
E porch and opposed doors in the 3rd bay from the S. Jowled posts, long
straight braces, mid-bay unjowled posts, mid-height rail jointed
in-line, 2 clasped purlins to each slope of roof carried on a high
collar and inclined queen-posts. 2 bays middle part has jowled posts,
mid-bay posts, mid-height rail jointed in-line on E but staggered on W,
heavy stepped jowls, 2 clasped purlins to each slope, carried on high
collar with V-struts. N part of 5 bays has projecting gabled E porch and
opposed double doors in 3rd bay from N. Narrower barn with E face in
line with those to S. Jowled posts, unjowled mid-bay posts, mid-height
rails in-line, tension braces down to rail. Long straight braces to
slender tie-beams (some re-used). Single clasped purlin to each slope
carried on collar with inclined queen-struts. Brick sill higher.
Weatherboarded lean-to on E between the 2 porches.

Listing NGR: TL1481226175

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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