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Barn Range at Westmill Bury Farm (100 Metres to North of the Bury)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westmill, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9262 / 51°55'34"N

Longitude: -0.0076 / 0°0'27"W

OS Eastings: 537096

OS Northings: 227172

OS Grid: TL370271

Mapcode National: GBR K98.BVC

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.TVB8

Entry Name: Barn Range at Westmill Bury Farm (100 Metres to North of the Bury)

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Last Amended: 24 January 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161371

Location: Westmill, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Westmill

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Westmill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Westmill village
TL 32 NE WESTMILL HIGH STREET
(south side)

2/18 Barn Range at Westmill
Bury Farm
(loom to N of the Bury)
19.10.51 (W arm formerly listed as
West Mill Tithe Barn)

GV II*


Barn range. C16 or early C17, roofs altered in early C20.
Timber frame on low red brick sill, dark weatherboarded. W gable
end infilled with red brick with grey diaper patterning. W arm
has red pantile roof. S arm roofed in corrugated asbestos, with
steep pitched roof at N end and gambrel roof at S. Similar
shorter N arm. An T-shaped range of aisled barns, 8 bays in W
arm and 8 bays in S arm with unaisled short N arm. Tall aisle-
posts with ogee moulding at base of jowl. Curved braces to
arcade-plates and tie beams, and between jowled bay posts in
aisle-walls and the aisle tie-beams. Clasped purlin roof with
single purlin and trusses with collar and inclined struts across
the angles. Original steep roof survives in 2 bays at N end of S
arm. W arm has had aisle walls heightened and lower pitched roof
built above tie beams. S part of S range retains steep roofs to
aisles, but roof rebuilt much lower-pitched to nave, creating a
gambrel roof form. Face-halved bladed scarf joint used in arcade
plates over each post. An unusually extensive aisled barn range.
(RCHM (1911) 237).


Listing NGR: TL3709627172

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

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