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FARM BUILDING AT ENTRANCE TO YARD AT HAMMOND'S FARM

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: FARM BUILDING AT ENTRANCE TO YARD AT HAMMOND'S FARM

List entry Number: 1295388

Location

FARM BUILDING AT ENTRANCE TO YARD AT HAMMOND'S FARM, BURGE END LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Pirton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163146

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History

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Details

PIRTON BURGE END LANE TL 13 SW (East side)

1/136 Farm building at - entrance to yard at Hammond's Farm

GV II*

2 adjoining granaries, now farm buildings. C16 or earlier. Timber frame on stuccoed brick sill, some wattle and daub panels remain in situ, some lath and plaster internally, dark weatherboarded externally with steep pitched roofs now of corrugated iron. 2 contemporary tall 3-bays buildings, originally of 2 storeys, mutually at right angles facing S and E, with a vane on the E gable of the N range. This has a 5-lights diamond mullioned window at the upper level on N wall, but the heavy floor beams have been cut away leaving the tenons and bracketed seatings on the posts. Similar blocked window in E bay over door on S side. Chamfered jowled posts, slender curved braces to tie-beams, mid-height rail jointed in-line, slender straight tension braces cut into backs of wall studs. Edge-halved scarf joint with bridled butts, in wallplate. Inclined queen-struts in clasped-purlin roof. Similar W range structurally separate, retains 2 bays of heavy floor structure. Roof renewed with inclined queen-posts, and squint-butted scarf. Double doors to S bay made from engraved (? temporary) memorial boards with groups of names annually from 1918 to 1920. Unusually extensive granary provision in sophisticated timber framed buildings.

Listing NGR: TL1442132296

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National Grid Reference: TL 14421 32296

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