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Latitude: 51.8614 / 51°51'41"N
Longitude: -0.1476 / 0°8'51"W
OS Eastings: 527654
OS Northings: 219714
OS Grid: TL276197
Mapcode National: GBR J8J.CGM
Mapcode Global: VHGP7.DGBW
Entry Name: South Barn and Stables at Staples Cottage
Listing Date: 24 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101438
English Heritage Legacy ID: 159580
Location: Aston, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG3
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Aston
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Datchworth
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 21 NE ASTON RAFFIN GREEN LANE
5/4 South Barn and stables
at Staples Cottage
Barn and 2 stables in one range. Early Cl?. Timber framed dark
weatherboarded. Steep pitched roofs. Barn has old red tiles to
gabled front porch but corrugated iron elsewhere (half-hip at S).
Short stable at N end of barn also roofed in corrugated iron.
Long stable at N thatched with hipped N end. A tall 6-bay barn
facing E with gabled front porch with double-doors and small
winnowing door in rear wall of same bay. 2 bays at S end were
formerly open to front and rear as implement shed, and
partitioned from barn. Jowled posts with straight braces to
cambered tie-beams. Inclined queen-posts to clasped purlin roof.
Some re-used timbers. l-bay lower stable at N, facing E with a
single stable-door. Long 4-bay thatched stable has a clasped
purlin roof, 2 old plank doorS with iron strap hinges, louvred
ventilation band below eaves, and l-bay extension at N end with
its own door and window on N. An impressive group of old farm
Listing NGR: TL2765419714
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