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North Barn at Shingle Hall 60 Metres North North West of House

A Grade II* Listed Building in High Wych, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8349 / 51°50'5"N

Longitude: 0.1305 / 0°7'49"E

OS Eastings: 546887

OS Northings: 217283

OS Grid: TL468172

Mapcode National: GBR LCR.XFQ

Mapcode Global: VHHM1.64TR

Entry Name: North Barn at Shingle Hall 60 Metres North North West of House

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 394251

Location: High Wych, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM21

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: High Wych

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sawbridgeworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 41 NE HIGH WYCH ROOK END LANE
(west side)
Trims Green

4/40 North Barn at Shingle
Hall 60 metres NNW of
- house

GV II*

Barn. C14 or early C15. Probably built after 'La Syngledehall'
manor was joined to that of Mathams in 1301, by Sampson or
Hamelin Mathams (died 1382) but possibly by John Leventhorpe
c.1414 (VCH III (1912) 340). Large, 5-bay, aisled, facing S with
timber frame weatherboarded. Steep high roof, half-hipped at
ends with gablets. Central projecting porch on S with hipped
roof. Double doors on N side in central bay. Roofs formerly
thatched but now covered in corrugated iron, painted black.
Crown post roof structure with undecorated square crown posts,
square section braces to collar purlin and original flat laid
rafters. Long curved braces from arcade posts to arcade plates
and tie beams. Arcade plate joined in mid-span by edge halved
scarf with bridled abutments. Large medieval timberframed
structure of the greatest architectural and historic interest.
An unusual survival. Part of group of historic agricultural
buildings at Shingle Hall.


Listing NGR: TL4688717283

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

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