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Barn at Lordship Farm (30 Metres to West of New House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Benington, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8996 / 51°53'58"N

Longitude: -0.1128 / 0°6'46"W

OS Eastings: 529938

OS Northings: 224023

OS Grid: TL299240

Mapcode National: GBR K9B.VP4

Mapcode Global: VHGP2.0J63

Entry Name: Barn at Lordship Farm (30 Metres to West of New House)

Listing Date: 31 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159638

Location: Benington, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Benington

Built-Up Area: Benington

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Benington

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)

11/23 Barn at Lordship Farm
(30m to W of new house)

- II

Barn. C16, extended in Cl7, roof altered in C19. Timber frame
on low brick plinth, dark weatherboarded with a steep red tile
roof. Originally a 5-bay barn with central gabled porch facing
S. Extended 2 bays to W in Cl7. Very large square posts with
jowled heads, linked by mid-height rails tennoned in-line, and
arched braces in each bay. Long curved braces to tie beams.
Side purlin roof structure with text book king-post trusses in
pegged construction. Lower parts of walls plastered internally.
Edge-halved scarf joints with bridled butts at mid-span in older
part. Face-halved bladed scarf-joints, less massive posts and
straight braces in 2 added bays. Double doors on S to porch and
2nd bay from W (later outshot at rear corresponding to this
doorway). Rear wallplate in older part has mortices for a 3-
light diamond mullioned window with shutter-groove on soffit,
probably reused. Until recently call Slipe Farm.

Listing NGR: TL2993824023

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

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