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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BARN AT MAYDENCROFT MANOR

List entry Number: 1295380

Location

BARN AT MAYDENCROFT MANOR, MAYDENCROFT LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireNorth HertfordshireDistrict AuthoritySt. Ippolyts

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-May-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162669

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History

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Details

ST IPPOLLITTS MAYDENCROFT LANE TL 1827 (North side) Gosmore

8/57 27.5.68 Barn at Maydencroft Manor

GV II*

Barn. Late C16, brick infill c.1700. Timber frame on flint sill repaired in red brick with tile pinnings. Exposed frame infilled with narrow red brick incorporating staggered soldier courses with gaps for ventilation. Steep old red tile roof. A 5-bays barn on W side of farmyard at entrance to property, facing E, with a projecting gabled E porch central, and original rear aisle. Step-jowled posts, unjowled mid-bay posts, straight tension braces above rail, long curved braces to tie-beams. Trusses with collar at mid-height with 2 inclined queen-struts to collar, which supports heavy convex curved inclined queen posts, the enlarger heads of which clasp the upper purlin. Long straight wind-braces in middle and end bays. Rafters jointed into lower butt-purlin. Edge-halved scarf joint with bridled butts and large face peg in rear arcade plate. Long cross curved braces to arcade plate. Aisle-ties and aisle-purlin carried on aisle-collars. Passing braces from aisle wall-posts trenched through side of arcade post and face-notched onto tie-beam. Pidgeon loft in roof of porch. Large double doors to porch. Small door in end bays. Curved braces to mid-height rails in side walls of porch. Rear wall faced in red brick. John Bunyan is said to have preached in the barn. (RCHM (1911)130 no. 2).

Listing NGR: TL1814027381

Selected Sources

Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

National Grid Reference: TL 18140 27381

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