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Barn at Upp Hall (40 Metres to North West of Mansion)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Braughing, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8985 / 51°53'54"N

Longitude: 0.0466 / 0°2'47"E

OS Eastings: 540908

OS Northings: 224194

OS Grid: TL409241

Mapcode National: GBR LBW.SQV

Mapcode Global: VHHLL.RJGZ

Entry Name: Barn at Upp Hall (40 Metres to North West of Mansion)

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161265

Location: Braughing, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Braughing

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Braughing

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/4 Barn at Upp Hall
(40m of NW of mansion)


Barn. Late C16 or early C17. Red brick in English-bond with
black brick diaper patterns. Steep old red tile roof with gable
parapets on corbelled kneelers. Exceptionally large unaisled
barn facing S, on the N side of the forecourt of the house. 10
bays long (about 43m) formerly with 2 large 4-centred arched
cart-entrances in the front and rear walls (SE opening remains,
others are narrowed or blocked) and a wing not quite at right
angles at the W end of the S side, now gone. 2 rows of vent
slits some with arched heads and some with straight heads, 200mm
wide, splayed inside with segmental rere arches. Fine
contemporary roof structure of hybrid style with clasped-purlin
upper tier with collars and curved wind braces. Butt-purlin
lower tier with queen-struts and curved wind braces. Strainer
collars at mid-bay between upper purlins. Flat-laid rafters pass
over butt-purlin. Cambered tie beams. E end converted to a
chapel in C19 with moulded wooden pointed doorway on S. 2
unusual wall recesses in outside of N wall. 'More spectacular
than the house' says Pevsner. (RCHM (1911) 68: VCH (1912) 312-
13: Pevsner (1977) 371).

Listing NGR: TL4090824194

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