History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

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

A Grade II Listed Building in Standon, Hertfordshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

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

Find accommodation in
Ware

Listing Text


TL 31 NE STANDON BARWICK FORD
(east side)

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

II

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.