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Barn at Alswick Hall 30 Meters to North West of Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9466 / 51°56'47"N

Longitude: 0.0021 / 0°0'7"E

OS Eastings: 537705

OS Northings: 229456

OS Grid: TL377294

Mapcode National: GBR K8X.TLW

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.ZBHL

Entry Name: Barn at Alswick Hall 30 Meters to North West of Hall

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159742

Location: Buntingford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Buntingford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Layston with Buntingford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(south side)

4/9 Barn at Alswick Hall
30m to NW of Hall
22.2.67 (formerly listed as Barn
as Alswick Hall)

Barn, now a barn with stable in E part. C17, disguised as
completely a stable block by new brick S front and end walls in
early C18, later lean-to additions at E end. Timber frame on red
brick sill, weatherboarded on N with some stepped painted brick
infill at lower parts. Red brick chequered with black headers on
S and E, painted over at W end. Steep hipped old red tile roof.
A long building of about 9 bays with the 7 western bays in barn
use and a wall cutting off the stable in the E part with its
inserted floor. Projecting hipped N porch to barn. S side
facing the Hall has paired vertical slits at 2 levels to ventilate
the barn but also 3 groups of openings under segmental arches of
a wide door flanked by 2 windows as if the whole building were
stables. Hipped louvred dormers on the S roofslope. Original
butt-purlin roof with one purlin to each slope and rafters
tennoned into it. Collar and outswept queen-post trusses. Tie-
beams on heavy jowled posts with shaped chin to jowls. Straight
wind braces only in porch-bay. Mortices of a former closed truss
dividing the barn into 2 parts.

Listing NGR: TL3770529456

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

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