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Barn at Praewood Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Verulam, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7491 / 51°44'56"N

Longitude: -0.3669 / 0°22'0"W

OS Eastings: 512833

OS Northings: 206857

OS Grid: TL128068

Mapcode National: GBR H88.B1P

Mapcode Global: VHFS7.L9CJ

Plus Code: 9C3XPJXM+J6

Entry Name: Barn at Praewood Farm

Listing Date: 18 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163529

Location: Verulam, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Electoral Ward/Division: Verulam

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Albans St Michael

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Barn, probably early C18, in 2 builds, later alterations. Timber frame with
weatherboard cladding on brick plinth; plain tile roof with Welsh slate to added
outshuts. 7 bays, the 4 on the right the earliest. Two gabled midstrays, that on
left with later double door and weatherboard, that on right without doors. 2-bay
open-fronted lean-to between midstrays, and weatherboard outshut at left end. Former
stable range (qv) projects from right end. Rear: opposing cart entry to bay 3
flanked by loading hatches, that on right boarded across, that on left with shutter.
Interior: large-scantling unjowelled wall-posts arch-braced to tie-beams which
support tall queen struts; clasped purlins, old rafters, later ridge-piece, curved
wind-braces. Wall frame has sole plate mid-rail and wall plate; close-set studs
(most C19 replacements) and raking braces. The braces from wall posts to tie-beams
are straighter in the slightly later left-hand section, which is now partitioned

Listing NGR: TL1283306857

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