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Barn and Attached Former Cowhouse at Little Kendals Farm, Aldenham

Description: Barn and Attached Former Cowhouse at Little Kendals Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 164358

OS Grid Reference: TQ1664498156
OS Grid Coordinates: 516644, 198156
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6701, -0.3147

Location: Watling Street, Radlett WD7 7HP

Locality: Aldenham
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD7 7HP

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

(West Side, off)
7/300 Barn and attached former
Cowhouse at little Kendals
II Farm.

Barn and attached cowhouse. Late C18, the cowhouse of later build; later
alterations. Timber-framed with weatherboard cladding ; plain tile roofs.
5-bay barn with central opposed cart entries ; lower, 3-bay, cowhouse
attached to west end. Barn : some old weatherboard on south side and
to 2 eastern bays on north side. Doors removed. Added midstray on south
side in dilapidated condition. Added outshuts flank cart-entries on
each side ; those on south side are under catslide roofs, that on right
(east) C19 ; the other outshuts are later and not of special interest.
Cowhouse: north and south sides each have a stable door to centre bay
and a small window to west bay ; west (gable) end has a later stable
door. Interior : barn: timber frame is complete, having: sole plate
; unjowelled wall posts with long slightly-curved braces to tie-beams
; queen strut to principal rafters; staggered butt purlins; old rafters
(no ridge-piece). Walls have narrow panels and long raking braces.
Bays 2 and 4 have later purlins and intermediate collars, nailed in place.
Cowhouse: collared queen-strut roof trusses; through purlins; old rafters
(no ridge-piece). Later stall partitioning and board lining of walls.

Listing NGR: TQ1664498156

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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