White Cottage, And Buttermilk Hall Farm / Buttermilk Hall

4 Nov 2002
White Cottage, And Buttermilk Hall Farm, 1 2 Baldock Road, Aspenden, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
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Buttermilk Hall, Baldock Road, Aspenden, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


3/1 White Cottage Nos 1, and 2 at Buttermilk Hall Farm (formerly listed as Buttermilk Hall) 30.1.74

- II

House, now 2 houses. C16 N crosswing and open-hall range of a T- plan late medieval house, taller S part rebuilt with hall roof, in mid C19. N extension C20. Timber frame plastered, decorated with raised bands of painted slate, with old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys T-plan house facing E, with large C17 central chimney in upper (N) bay of hall, stair behind it to N (probably replacing an earlier one) and N-side external chimney to W bay of crosswing of C18 brickwork probably replacing an older stack. S external gable chimney serves brick-built C19 plastered S wing replacing old service end. Irregular E front with projecting gabled N wing, gable to hall and higher S wing with door into a cross-passage with stair. Conjoined diagonal shafts of central chimney serve hall and the chamber over. Exposed timber in long cross-wing with jowled posts and edge-halved scarf joint in wallplate with bridled butts. (RCHM Typescript: Buckler dwg. of c1830 in HRO).

Listing NGR: TL3423529428


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Photographer: Heasman, Graham R.

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Brick, Plaster, Slate, Tile, Timber, Medieval Open Hall House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building