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East Barn at Preston Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9022 / 51°54'7"N

Longitude: -0.2872 / 0°17'13"W

OS Eastings: 517938

OS Northings: 224010

OS Grid: TL179240

Mapcode National: GBR H6G.L78

Mapcode Global: VHGNY.ZG14

Entry Name: East Barn at Preston Hill

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162898

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


8/106 East barn at
Preston Hill


Barn. C17. Timber frame on low brick sill, dark weatherboarded with
steep pitched roof now slated. A tall 5-bays barn facing W with central
gabled porch. Jowled posts, long curved braces to cambered tie-beams.
Clasped-purlin roof with one purlin to each slope supported by inclined
straight queen-posts. Strainer between purlins at mid-bay. Mid-height
rails in walls jointed in-line and straight tension braces at corners
and winnowing doors in middle bay above and below mid-height rail.
Face-halved bladed scarf joints over posts.

Listing NGR: TL1793824010

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

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