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Aisled Barn at Mundenbury (70 Metres to South East of House)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Munden, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8999 / 51°53'59"N

Longitude: -0.0304 / 0°1'49"W

OS Eastings: 535610

OS Northings: 224202

OS Grid: TL356242

Mapcode National: GBR K9F.YZ2

Mapcode Global: VHGP3.FH9X

Entry Name: Aisled Barn at Mundenbury (70 Metres to South East of House)

Listing Date: 24 January 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173699

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161304

Location: Great Munden, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Great Munden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: The Mundens

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Great Munden
TL 3524 GREAT MUNDEN WOOD END ROAD
(north side)

11/12 Aisled Barn at
Mundenbury
- (70m to SE of house)

GV II*


Aisled barn. Probably C13 or early C14 (from jointing
techniques), end bays C17, roof C19. Timber frame weatherboarded
on red brick sill (renewed) with low pitched corrugated iron
roof. A 6-bay 2-aisled barn facing S, with later lean-to on S
not of special interest. Original 3-bay structure represented by
2nd, 3rd and 4th bays from W. Heavy jowled arcade posts each
trenched for passing-brace on side nearer midstray, and supported
on plate and spur sill-wall. Jowled wall-posts and aisle ties.
Socket for brace from arcade post to tie beam below passing-
brace. Heavy square-section straight braces from posts to arcade
plates. These last are jointed by stop-splayed scarf joints with
under-squinted butts, transverse key and 7 face pegs. C17
replacement cambered tie-beams for inclined queen-strut, side-
purlin former roof. Aisle structure extended one bay at W and 2
bays at E in C17 with similar jowled posts but arcade plate
jointed by face-halved bladed scarf joints over each post. Side
walls heightened in C19 and lower pitched roof built. Unusual
survival of a medieval aisled barn structure. Probably built by
the Furnivall family as sub tenants of the Earls of Richmond (VCH
(1912) 124-26).


Listing NGR: TL3561024202

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