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Latitude: 51.8996 / 51°53'58"N
Longitude: -0.1128 / 0°6'46"W
OS Eastings: 529938
OS Northings: 224023
OS Grid: TL299240
Mapcode National: GBR K9B.VP4
Mapcode Global: VHGP2.0J63
Entry Name: Barn at Lordship Farm (30 Metres to West of New House)
Listing Date: 31 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101376
English Heritage Legacy ID: 159638
Location: Benington, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Benington
Built-Up Area: Benington
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Benington
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 2923 BENINGTON WALKERN ROAD
11/23 Barn at Lordship Farm
(30m to W of new house)
Barn. C16, extended in Cl7, roof altered in C19. Timber frame
on low brick plinth, dark weatherboarded with a steep red tile
roof. Originally a 5-bay barn with central gabled porch facing
S. Extended 2 bays to W in Cl7. Very large square posts with
jowled heads, linked by mid-height rails tennoned in-line, and
arched braces in each bay. Long curved braces to tie beams.
Side purlin roof structure with text book king-post trusses in
pegged construction. Lower parts of walls plastered internally.
Edge-halved scarf joints with bridled butts at mid-span in older
part. Face-halved bladed scarf-joints, less massive posts and
straight braces in 2 added bays. Double doors on S to porch and
2nd bay from W (later outshot at rear corresponding to this
doorway). Rear wallplate in older part has mortices for a 3-
light diamond mullioned window with shutter-groove on soffit,
probably reused. Until recently call Slipe Farm.
Listing NGR: TL2993824023
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