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Former Stable and Granary Range Attached to Barn at Praewood Farm, Saint Albans

Description: Former Stable and Granary Range Attached to Barn at Praewood Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 163530

OS Grid Reference: TL1285406868
OS Grid Coordinates: 512854, 206868
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7492, -0.3666

Location: Hemel Hempstead Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 6AA

Locality: Saint Albans
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 6AA

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Listing Text

23/326 Former stable and granary range
attached to barn at Praewood Farm


Former stable and granary range. Late C18 or early C19 with later alterations.
Flint with brick dressings; Welsh slate roof. One storey; 5 bays, 3, 1, 1. Brick
quoins at ends and to openings; red brick arches and stepped eaves. At left end is
former stable having wide central stable door flanked by segmental-headed windows
with brick voussoirs and small-pane wooden windows. Bay 4 has wide 3-light window.
Bay 5 (granary bay) is blind, but has small round-archway at ground level (possible
for air vent or cat hole?) Wall at left end does not fully abut barn (qv). Rear:
doorway into 2nd bay; and brick vents. Right return: granary doorway set above
ground level. Interior: stable end has provision for 5 beasts, tethered 2, 1, 2,
with wooden/partitions and mangers. Granary section has raised board floor and
plastered walls. Roof has short queen struts on tie-beams, clasped purlins, old
rafters supporting boarded roof, and fairly large-scantling ridge piece.

Listing NGR: TL1285406868

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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