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Two Adjacent Barns at Amwellbury Farm 40 Metres West South West of Amwellbury Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Amwell, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7983 / 51°47'53"N

Longitude: -0.0237 / 0°1'25"W

OS Eastings: 536375

OS Northings: 212921

OS Grid: TL363129

Mapcode National: GBR KBT.6TB

Mapcode Global: VHGPP.J2T7

Entry Name: Two Adjacent Barns at Amwellbury Farm 40 Metres West South West of Amwellbury Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355888

Location: Great Amwell, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Great Amwell

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Amwell with St Margaret's

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(north side)

11/4 Two adjacent Barns at
Amwellbury Farm
40 metres west-south-west of
Amwellbury Farmhouse


2 barns in line facing W. C18. Tall unaisled black
weatherboarded, timberframed barns with steep gabled roofs and
low red brick sill walls. Larger and higher S barn has a slated
roof, central double doors and structural bays with the 2nd and
4th bays narrower than the others. It has a principal rafter and
butt-purlin roof with 2 purlins to each slope. Long curved
braces in the walls and supporting the tie-beams. Curved angle
braces in front doorway and unusual curved bracing from wall-
plate to lintol over the blocked rear door. The narrower 3-bay N
barn is at a lower level and is set back on the W side. It is
now roofed in slates with gaps for ventilation. Clasped-purlin
roof structure with collar and angle braces to each truss. Long
curved braces to tie-beams. One purlin to each slope. Irregular
English bond red brickwork in sill wall. Historic weatherboarded
barns forming a picturesque group with Amwellbury Farmhouse.

Listing NGR: TL3637512921

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

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