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Granary and 2 Adjoining Barns on Roadside at Wellhead Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9347 / 51°56'5"N

Longitude: -0.2917 / 0°17'30"W

OS Eastings: 517540

OS Northings: 227626

OS Grid: TL175276

Mapcode National: GBR H61.R1K

Mapcode Global: VHGNR.WMNP

Plus Code: 9C3XWPM5+V8

Entry Name: Granary and 2 Adjoining Barns on Roadside at Wellhead Farm

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162868

Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

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

Tagged with: Granary

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2/76 Granary and 2 adjoining
barns on roadside at
Wellhead Farm


Granary and 2 adjoining barns. E barn mid C17, granary at W early C18,
middle barn C18 linking the earlier buildings. Timber frames on red
brick sills, red brick ground floor to granary, dark weatherboarded,
with steep old red tile roofs to road at rear but some corrugated
sheeting on yard side of the barn roofs. Some red brick infill to yard
side of barns. A 2-storeys square building at entrance to yard has the
granary reached by ladder on S over a brick stable with stable door on
W. Tall 4-bays E barn has entrance in 2nd bay from N to yard. Heavy
jowled posts with long straight braces to wallplates and tie-beams.
Clasped purlin roof with one purlin to each slope and heavy inclined
queen-posts wider at their upper ends where they join the principal and
hold the purlin in a notch. Face-halved bladed scarf joints over
postheads. Lower middle barn has gabled projecting S porch to yard and
very steep roof. Unjowled posts and clasped-purlin roof on trusses with

Listing NGR: TL1754027626

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