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Barn and Adjoining Cartshed on Roadside at Offley Holes Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9236 / 51°55'25"N

Longitude: -0.303 / 0°18'10"W

OS Eastings: 516794

OS Northings: 226370

OS Grid: TL167263

Mapcode National: GBR H67.87J

Mapcode Global: VHGNR.PXP7

Plus Code: 9C3XWMFW+CR

Entry Name: Barn and Adjoining Cartshed on Roadside at Offley Holes Farm

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162892

Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Preston

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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2/100 Barn and adjoining
cartshed on roadside
at Offley Holes Farm


Barn and cartshed. Early C17 barn, early C19 cartshed. Timber frames on
brick sills, dark weatherboarded. Steep pitched roofs, barn thatched up
to 1928, now of corrugated sheeting. A large 6-bays aisled barn facing E
with 3-bays lower open fronted cartshed adjoining on N also facing E,
and 2 projecting gabled porches to the barn in the 2nd and 5th bays from
the N. The latter porch has a gable triangle jettied out and pierced for
a dovecote. Interior of barn not divided by crosswall but floor steps
down in stages from S to N. Barn has heavy jowled arcade posts, long
straight braces to arcade posts and cambered tie-beams. Clasped-purlin
roof with 2 purlins to each slope. Upper-purlin clasped by high collar:
the lower by inclined heavy straight queen-posts widening as they rise.
Aisle-ties to low aisle walls. Thin pole rafters for thatch. Face-halved
bladed scarf joints in arcade plates.

Listing NGR: TL1679426370

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