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Barn and Cowhouse and Shelter Shed Adjoining at Biggins Farm (50 Metres to West of House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Standon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8524 / 51°51'8"N

Longitude: 0.0264 / 0°1'35"E

OS Eastings: 539666

OS Northings: 219026

OS Grid: TL396190

Mapcode National: GBR LCF.TRH

Mapcode Global: VHHLS.DPTV

Entry Name: Barn and Cowhouse and Shelter Shed Adjoining at Biggins Farm (50 Metres to West of House)

Listing Date: 23 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102381

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160992

Location: Standon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Standon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Standon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/11 Barn and cowhouse and
shelter shed adjoining
at Biggins Farm
(50m to W of house)


Barn and adjoining cowhouse and shelter-shed. C17 barn, C18
cowhouse, late C18/early C19 shelter shed. Timber-frames,
weatherboarded on brick sills. Steep slate roof to barn, lower
pitched slate roof to sheltershed, and steep red tile roof to
cowshed. A tall 5-bay barn lying N-S with closed gabled porch in
middle of W side and double doors opposite. Jowled posts with
straight braces to tie beams, staggered mid-height rails anal
straight tension braces in the walls. Hybrid roof structure with
an upper clasped-purlin but a butt jointed lower purlin,
staggered in line. Trusses have a high collar and diagonal
struts across the lower angles. Face-halved bladed scarf in wall
plate. Lower 5-bay cowhouse in line to S has unjowled posts,
curved braces to tie beams and clasped-purlin roof with angled
queen-strut trusses. Large door on E in 2nd bay from S. Low 4-
bay shelter shed extending E from S part of barn, with open front
to yard on S. Roof hipped at E. Clasped-purlin roof with queen-
strut trusses and curved braces to tie beams and to the wall
plate from the posts along the open front. E bay enclosed with
weatherboarding with a stable type door. A picturesque group of
historic farm buildings.

Listing NGR: TL3966619026

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