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East Barn at New Wellbury Farm, Offley

Description: East Barn at New Wellbury Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163142

OS Grid Reference: TL1393229387
OS Grid Coordinates: 513932, 229387
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9513, -0.3436

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 (East side)

4/132 East Barn at
- New Wellbury Farm


Barn. C17. Timber frame on red brick sill in English-bond, dark
weatherboarded with steep pitched half-hipped roof now of corrugated
iron but with thin spars for thatch. A tall 6-bays barn, used as 2
3-bays barns, facing W. Later partition in middle without masonry sill.
Swept jowls to posts, long curved braces to cambered tie-beams,
mid-height rail tenoned in-line. Clasped-purlin roof with one purlin to
each slope supported on slightly inclined queen-posts thickening to the
head, splayed scarf joints to purlin. Slots for wind-braces now missing.
Face-halved bladed scarf joints in wallplate next to post. Small
winnowing doors on E in 2nd bay from each end.

Listing NGR: TL1393229387

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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