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Barn and Attached Stable on East Side of Sopwell Home Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Sopwell, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7357 / 51°44'8"N

Longitude: -0.3272 / 0°19'37"W

OS Eastings: 515610

OS Northings: 205430

OS Grid: TL156054

Mapcode National: GBR H8J.242

Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.8MWS

Plus Code: 9C3XPMPF+74

Entry Name: Barn and Attached Stable on East Side of Sopwell Home Farm

Listing Date: 18 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347184

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163531

Location: Sopwell, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Electoral Ward/Division: Sopwell

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Albans St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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24/308 Barn and attached stable on
east side of Sopwell Home Farm


Barn and attached stable. Probably first half C18. Timber-framed with weatherboard
cladding on brick plinths; right wall of barn of red-brown brick in Flemish bond;
plain tile roofs. 3-bay barn with central cart-entry and lower 3-bay stable
(probably formerly a cowhouse) on left. Front of barn masked by C20 covered yard
which is not of special interest. Brick gable wall has eaves band and stepped gable
to raised verge with brick-on-edge coping. Stable has central stable door flanked
by slatted windows (most slats removed) Interior: barn: rear winnowing door
(apposite cart entry) boarded across. Frame has large scantling unjowelled posts
with chamfered arch braces to tie-beam, queen struts, clasped purlins, old rafters,
later plank ridge-piece; sole plate, mid-rails, replacement studs and diagonal
braces. Brick wall shows position of former braces. Stable has unjowelled posts
with long arched braces to wall-plates and tie-beams; queen struts; clasped purlins;
old rafters; at junction with barn, collared queen post truss. The left and front
walls have C19 studding and braces. The framing of the barn has similarities to that
of the barn at Praewood Farm (Hemel Hempstead Road, qv).

Listing NGR: TL1561005430

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