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Latitude: 51.9236 / 51°55'25"N
Longitude: -0.303 / 0°18'10"W
OS Eastings: 516794
OS Northings: 226370
OS Grid: TL167263
Mapcode National: GBR H67.87J
Mapcode Global: VHGNR.PXP7
Entry Name: Barn and Adjoining Cartshed on Roadside at Offley Holes Farm
Listing Date: 8 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102429
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162892
Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Preston
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 12 NE PRESTON OFFLEY HOLES
2/100 Barn and adjoining
cartshed on roadside
at Offley Holes Farm
Barn and cartshed. Early C17 barn, early C19 cartshed. Timber frames on
brick sills, dark weatherboarded. Steep pitched roofs, barn thatched up
to 1928, now of corrugated sheeting. A large 6-bays aisled barn facing E
with 3-bays lower open fronted cartshed adjoining on N also facing E,
and 2 projecting gabled porches to the barn in the 2nd and 5th bays from
the N. The latter porch has a gable triangle jettied out and pierced for
a dovecote. Interior of barn not divided by crosswall but floor steps
down in stages from S to N. Barn has heavy jowled arcade posts, long
straight braces to arcade posts and cambered tie-beams. Clasped-purlin
roof with 2 purlins to each slope. Upper-purlin clasped by high collar:
the lower by inclined heavy straight queen-posts widening as they rise.
Aisle-ties to low aisle walls. Thin pole rafters for thatch. Face-halved
bladed scarf joints in arcade plates.
Listing NGR: TL1679426370
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