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2 Barns Adjoining on North Side at Offley Holes Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9237 / 51°55'25"N

Longitude: -0.3035 / 0°18'12"W

OS Eastings: 516756

OS Northings: 226376

OS Grid: TL167263

Mapcode National: GBR H67.833

Mapcode Global: VHGNR.PXD5

Entry Name: 2 Barns Adjoining on North Side at Offley Holes Farm

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162893

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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Listing Text


2/101 2 barns adjoining on
north side of farmyard
at Offley Holes Farm


2 barns. Both C17, W barn roof altered in early C19. Timber frames on
brick sills with dark weatherboarding. Steep old red tile roof to W barn
but tiles replaced by corrugated sheeting on E barn. 5-bays tall E barn
has central gabled projection to N and double doors to yard on S in same
bay. Jowled posts, long convex curved tension braces to sill, long
straight braces to cambered tie-beams. Clasped-purlin roof with one
purlin to each slope trapped between principal and the notched end of
the convex curved inclined queen-posts. Face-halved bladed scarf joints
to wallplate over each post. 4-bays W barn has a projecting porch on S
in 2nd bay from E. The W end bay of slightly later construction. Heavy
jowled posts, straight braces to straight tie-beams. Straight tension
braces in walls. Side purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL1675626376

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

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