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Barn at Old Bell Yard (20 Metres to North East of the Post House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ardeley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9281 / 51°55'41"N

Longitude: -0.0966 / 0°5'47"W

OS Eastings: 530974

OS Northings: 227217

OS Grid: TL309272

Mapcode National: GBR K95.0DJ

Mapcode Global: VHGNW.8SST

Entry Name: Barn at Old Bell Yard (20 Metres to North East of the Post House)

Listing Date: 31 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101443

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159501

Location: Ardeley, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Ardeley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ardeley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(north side)

9/8 Barn at
Old Bell Yard
(20m to NE of
The Post House)


Barn. C16, shortened at W and extended to E in early C19.
Timber frame dark weatherboarded with steep half-hipped roof now
of corrugated iron. A tall 4-bay barn facing S with double doors
in 2nd bay from W. Older W part has a N aisle, very heavy jowled
posts, curved braces to cambered tie-beams and arcade-plate,
queen-post, clasped-purlin roof and old flat-layed rafters
(separate rafters to the aisle). Upcurved brace from top of
aisle-tie to back of arcade post. Structure of half-hip remains
in roof at E end. C19 E part is not aisled. It has unjowled
posts. Straight braces to tie-beams, and clasped-purlin roof
with inclined queen-struts. An interesting building contrasting
2 periods of construction.

Listing NGR: TL3097427217

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