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North and East Barn Ranges at Westbury Farm Alongside School Lane, Offley

Description: North and East Barn Ranges at Westbury Farm Alongside School Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163135

OS Grid Reference: TL1413727143
OS Grid Coordinates: 514137, 227143
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9311, -0.3414

Location: School Lane, Offley, Hertfordshire SG5 3DE

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

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Listing Text

TL 1427 (West side)
Great Offley

12/125 North and East barn
- ranges at Westbury Farm
alongside School Lane


Ranges of barns. C17, roofs of N range altered in C19. Timber frame on
low brick sill, dark weatherboarded, with steep pitched roofs E range
now of corrugated asbestos N range slated, S end of E range half hipped.
S barn a 4-bays, single-aisled barn facing W. Jowled posts, straight
braces to tie-beams and arcade plate, mid-height rail in walls tenoned
in-line. Clasped-purlin roof with 2 purlins to each slope, the upper on
a high collar in each truss, the lower on inclined straight queen-posts.
Aisle with aisle-ties on W side has been rebuilt with higher wall,
flatter-pitched slated roof and double doors presumably on site of
original gabled porch. Lower N barn has 2 aisles, the W aisle rebuilt,
similar to other barn, some stepped, some swept jowls to pairs of arcade
posts, curved braces to tie-beams, edge-halved scarf joint in wallplate.
Single clasped purlin to each slope on inclined straight queen-posts.
Long N range adjoining similar but roof structure renewed at steep pitch
in C19.

Listing NGR: TL1413727143

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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