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Barn to West of Rowley Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0441 / 52°2'38"N

Longitude: 0.2416 / 0°14'29"E

OS Eastings: 553828

OS Northings: 240778

OS Grid: TL538407

Mapcode National: GBR MBQ.V6N

Mapcode Global: VHHKY.4WLD

Entry Name: Barn to West of Rowley Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370356

Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Saffron Walden

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text


SAFFRON WALDEN

TL54SW LITTLE WALDEN
669-1/5/373 Barn to west of Rowley Hill
01/11/72 Farmhouse

GV II

Barn. C18. Timber-framed, weatherboarded, red brick, peg and
clay tile roof. Plan rectangular. E front elevation: ground
floor brickwork, weatherboarded above, half hipped roof. End
of central dividing wall visible. To N, waggon way with C20
metal door, above, long dovecote with many openings and
landing board partly extant. N end, red brick, slated lean-to
with blocked window. S of dividing wall, garage, loading door
above. S end obscured by stable. Rear W elevation: ground
floor of flint cobble panels and brick, plain brickwork above.
N end, 2 exterior buttresses and doorway. S end deep lean-to
of softwood, lightly framed, corrugated iron roof. Barn
walling continues behind with large C19 exterior tapered
stack. N end elevation: lean-to of simple herringbone
brickwork, loading door above, blocked by lean-to roof. Gable
weatherboarded over brick and flint wall.
INTERIOR: 3 bays visible, N of central wall, probably 6-bayed
`double' barn originally. Double framed roof, raking queen
struts, purlins carried on cleats, collars at half bay
intervals. Internal brick buttress as exterior. S end now
floored, deep narrow joists with pendant soffits. The barn
appears to have been converted for special use in C19, said by
owner to be for potato `chipping'.


Listing NGR: TL5382840778

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

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