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Latitude: 51.8568 / 51°51'24"N
Longitude: 0.1376 / 0°8'15"E
OS Eastings: 547307
OS Northings: 219744
OS Grid: TL473197
Mapcode National: GBR LCK.KLF
Mapcode Global: VHHLV.BLLD
Plus Code: 9F32V44Q+P2
Entry Name: Barn at Rumballs Farm
Listing Date: 19 March 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271528
English Heritage Legacy ID: 487646
Location: Bishop's Stortford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM23
Civil Parish: Bishop's Stortford
Built-Up Area: Bishop's Stortford
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Thorley
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 41 NE Barn at Rumballs Farm
Barn, currently store. Late C17 to early C18 with later bay addition and outshots. Timber-framed with weatherboard exterior and corrugated metal roof. Four bays with brick outshots. Cart entrance in original central bay and open end (Feb. 2001) from removal of a later addition.
PLAN: Four bays with additions to south side under shed roof.
EXTERIOR: Weatherboard at all elevations thickly tarred. Corrugated metal roof half-hipped at both ends. Double cart doors at north side. Brick outshot at south side with rounded corner and decorative ventilation holes in brickwork. Plank door to outshot with similar hinges to east door and cart doors.
INTERIOR: Queen-post through-purlin roof with curved wind-braces and curved braces to tie beams in 3 original bays. Jowled posts with gun-stop profile at each bay, some replaced. Curved tension braces at gable end of first bay. At second bay, later cart door with wall plate intact to north and cut wall plate and rafters for outshot to south. Base of barn covered in horizontal boards and filled with concrete. Redundant mortises in tie beam of third bay and in apparently re-used tie beam at open end. Heavy and staggered mid-rail in all bays with back of weatherboarding exposed at interior. Carpenters marks in original bays. Light scantling peg-jointed rafters in original bays.
HISTORY: Barn at Rumball's Farm now separated from the remaining farm buildings with C19 farmhouse, thatched barn and cartshed adjacent but under separate ownership.
Listing NGR: TL4730719744
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