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Stables at Stanstead Bury Farm 20 Metres North of Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanstead Abbots, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7813 / 51°46'52"N

Longitude: 0.0299 / 0°1'47"E

OS Eastings: 540125

OS Northings: 211128

OS Grid: TL401111

Mapcode National: GBR LDD.8CF

Mapcode Global: VHHM5.GHNB

Entry Name: Stables at Stanstead Bury Farm 20 Metres North of Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355954

Location: Stanstead Abbots, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(north side)
Tarbets Hill
6/8 Stables at
Stanstead Bury Farm
20 metres N of farmhouse


Barn converted to stable and carthouse in C17. C16 altered in
early C17, later shortened at N end. The building appears in an
engraving c1700 of Stansteadbury when it had an elaborate N gable
and 5 dormers in the roof. A timberframed single-aisled barn now
shortened to four and a quarter bays. Heavy jowled posts raised
on individual wooden pads on short brick piers. Straight braces
to the arcade-plate (to W aisle) which has an edge-halved splice
with bridled butts. Clasped-purlin roof with straight wind-
braces. Angled queen-strut trusses with deiminished principals
but without collars. Steep-pitched roof now covered in slates.
Iron vane on S gable. 2 bays at S converted to stable with
inserted floor for loft. Stable pavior floor to stalls but old
pitched floor of small pebbles to passage on W side. C17 brick
walls to stable part interrupted by main posts. Similar walling
on W side of N part but faced externally in C19 brickwork. N end
trunacated and clad in weatherboarding. E face at this end open
as carthouse. Door and 2-windows to W side of stable.

Listing NGR: TL4012511128

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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