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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1220616
English Heritage Legacy ID: 394251
Location: High Wych, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM21
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
TL 41 NE HIGH WYCH ROOK END LANE
4/40 North Barn at Shingle
Hall 60 metres NNW of
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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