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Barn at Scout Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Redbourn, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8019 / 51°48'6"N

Longitude: -0.3972 / 0°23'49"W

OS Eastings: 510617

OS Northings: 212687

OS Grid: TL106126

Mapcode National: GBR H7G.VTQ

Mapcode Global: VHFRV.2ZD1

Plus Code: 9C3XRJ23+Q4

Entry Name: Barn at Scout Farm

Listing Date: 9 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 479552

Location: Redbourn, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Redbourn

Built-Up Area: Redbourn

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Redbourn

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description

TL 1012 REDBOURN

270/15/10030 Barn and Scout Farm

II


Barn. Mid-late C18. Timber frame, with weatherboard cladding to end gables and part of south wall; remainder of walls, and entire roof, re-clad with corrugated iron sheeting c.1980. Brick plinth. 5 bays, the centre bay with evidence of former cart entries to front and rear.
Timber frame is complete but for removal of south porch and lower part of one bay of south wall. A few timbers are C16-C17 re-used, but most are C18, cut square and straight, the main posts with moulded jowls. Wall panels have mid-posts, mid-rails, vertical studs and long straight down braces. Roof rests on raking queen post trusses, clasped purlins and original rafters (halved and pegged). Long straight windbraces and braces to tiebeams. South cart entry is distinguished by short high braces to wall-plate; smaller N entry by inset jambs and lintel.
The special interest of this barn,lies in the survival of the timber frame, almost intact and of consistent good quality.


Listing NGR: TL1061712687

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