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West Barn at Nine Ashes Farm 65 Metres North West of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8 / 51°47'59"N

Longitude: 0.0531 / 0°3'11"E

OS Eastings: 541667

OS Northings: 213254

OS Grid: TL416132

Mapcode National: GBR LD7.288

Mapcode Global: VHHM5.V0YY

Entry Name: West Barn at Nine Ashes Farm 65 Metres North West of House

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101284

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159932

Location: Hunsdon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hunsdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hunsdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 4113 HUNSDON ACORN STREET
(east side)
8/11
West Barn at Nine Ashes
- Farm 65 metres NW of house

GV II


Barn. Later C16, probably built for Sir Thomas Forster. 5-bay
single-aisled barn with gabled porch projecting in centre of S
side. Timberframed and weatherboarded on a low brick plinth.
Steep old red tiled roof, half-hipped at W but gabled at E where
it adjoins the East Barn. aisle roof raised in C18 but old
structure remains. Square jowled posts with long curved braces to
arcade plate and tie beams. Tension bracing in walls above mid-
rails tennoned in line. Spur walls and sills carry arcade
posts. Long down brace from post halved over aisle tie beam and
carried down to jowled post in aisle wall. Slender inclined
queen strut and collar trusses with clasped purlin roof and
curved paired wind braces. Face-halved bladed scarf in front
wall plate and rear arcade plate. An historic 5-bay C16 barn of
unusual form for this area. Part of picturesque farm group, and
1 of several surviving late C16 structures.


Listing NGR: TL4166713254

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