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Barn at Herberts Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0082 / 52°0'29"N

Longitude: 0.2509 / 0°15'3"E

OS Eastings: 554586

OS Northings: 236815

OS Grid: TL545368

Mapcode National: GBR MC9.46X

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.9SHB

Entry Name: Barn at Herberts Farm

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205692

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370514

Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB11

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Saffron Walden

Built-Up Area: Saffron Walden

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text


SAFFRON WALDEN

TL53NW DEBDEN ROAD
669-1/3/132 Barn at Herberts Farm
01/11/72

II

Barn. Mid C16 with C19 rebuilding. Timber-framed and
weatherboarded, peg-tiled roof. Front SW elevation: barn has
full length deep C20 lean-to on timber posts with corrugated
iron roof. Simple off-centre entry waggon-way to barn.
INTERIOR: 5 bays, both NW and SE ends rebuilt in primary
braces softwood. Original C16 work of uniform system, each bay
has 5 stout common studs below middle rail, above rail similar
but with nailed curved internal stud braces running from post
to central common stud. Halved and bridle butted scarf in wall
plate. Trusses have straight tie-beams, slender curved arched
braces, some chiselled numerals. Roof, clasped side purlin
form with `diminished' principal rafters, high shallow curved
wind braces to purlins with half bay collars, bird-mouth
jointed to purlins. No evidence of wattle grooves or holes
suggesting external lath and plastering originally.


Listing NGR: TL5458636815

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