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Old Farm Buildings at Bancroft Farm Enclosing Three Sides of a Yard

A Grade II Listed Building in Cottered, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9404 / 51°56'25"N

Longitude: -0.0962 / 0°5'46"W

OS Eastings: 530966

OS Northings: 228590

OS Grid: TL309285

Mapcode National: GBR K8Z.6J0

Mapcode Global: VHGNW.9H0B

Entry Name: Old Farm Buildings at Bancroft Farm Enclosing Three Sides of a Yard

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159823

Location: Cottered, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Cottered

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cottered with Broadfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

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3/5 Old Farm Buildings at
Bancroft Farm enclosing
3 sides of a yard.


Farm buildings enclosing 3 sides of a yard. N range a late C16
barn with C18 rear aisle: W range a late C16 barn with C17 and
C18 extensions in line to S as stables: S range a late C18
shelter-shed open to yard with a hay loft over. Oak timber
frames on red brick sills (higher in barns), tarred and
weatherboarded with steep old red tile roofs patched with machine
made tiles. A courtyard group, abutting the road to S, of
traditional farm buildings of the former Broom Farm (farm house
now Broom Manor a little to E, q.v.) now amalgamated with
Bancroft Farm across the road in Ardeley parish. 3-bay barn in N
range has stepped-jowled posts and inclined curved queen-posts
in clasped-purlin roof without collars, mortices for wind-braces
at E end, numbered joints, and double doors in middle bay facing
S into yard. Long curved braces inserted when studs of back wall
removed to form C18 rear aisle under a catslide roof. W gable
opening for tractors. 3-bay'barn in W range has swept-jowled
posts and inclined queen-posts in clasped-purlin roof without
collars. Central double doors on E with eaves raised at head.
C17 2-bay stable on S of same height as barn, has mangers and hay
rack along rear wall, a stable-door to yard, and a door to C18 2-
bay stable at SW corner. 4-bay shelter-shed in S range backs
onto road and has a high gable door at E into hayloft over
carried on axial beams. Boarding and some joists removed from
loft floor. A picturesque roadside group with Broom Manor.

Listing NGR: TL3096628590

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