This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TL 12 SE ST PAUL'S WALDEN LILLEY BOTTOM ROAD (North side)
4/173 Stagenhoe Bottom 27.5.68 Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa 1710, rear catslide outshut C18, renovation and twin gables to rear outshut circa 1840s. Red brick with numerous blue bricks, red dressings, steep old red tile roofs. Slated roof to outshut and its gables. A 2-storeys, attics and cellar house, set back from road, facing W. 2-cells, end-chimneys, central entrance, rear staircase plan house. W front has plinth, plat-band, projecting eaves with plastered soffit between moulded brick corbels to moulded gable parapet at each end.
Symmetrical 3-windows wide, with flush-box sashes to 1st floor with 6/6 panes and segmental arches. Central entrance up 4 steps with 6-panels, half-glazed early C19 door under canted Gothic timber porch with hipped tile roof. On each side semi-octagonal brick bays with hipped tiled roofs and sash windows. Bays of early C19 not bonded to front. 2 gabled casement dormers on roofslope. At each gable end 2 massive external chimneys with offsets are linked to form closets at each floor level with windows. Rear has 2 gabled dormers. Interior plain with axial beams to 1st floor front rooms and original bolection moulded fire surround with cornice-shelf and block in NW room. Upper flight of staircase to attic retains original closed string with ogee pendants to square newels, moulded deep rail and serpentine splat balusters. Front attic rooms have 2-panel doors with H-hinges. Rear 2 have moulded plank doors.
C19 lower flight to stair with cut string and stick balusters. Splendid polychrome encaustic tile floor to entrance hall. 6-panel moulded C19 doors generally in ground floor. Heavy cross-beam and heavy exposed joists to outshut at centre rear.
Listing NGR: TL1769722054
© Mr Ron Walker. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Walker, Ron
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Brick, Slate, Tile, Stuart Farmhouse, Georgian Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building