This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
BOVINGDON VENUS HILL TL 00 SW (South side) 6/48 Venus Hill Farm -
Farmhouse, now a private house. Early C17, extended to S c.1900, E wing c.1960. Timber frame cased in red brick at front, N end to road and rear roughcast with false half timbering added. Steep old red tile roof.
Oldest part of 3 structural bays and 2-storeys facing E. 3 long flush casement windows to 1st floor of 3- and 2-lights. 3 large and 2 small tall windows to ground floor. Small paned casements. Gabled porch to door at S corner of S bay. Large external N gable chimney serves a former ground floor service room with axial joists. Projecting capped-off rear-wall chimney and adjoining stair projection off middle room. Fireplace to S room also into same chimney. Axial chamfered beams to middle and S bay. Timber frame exposed in front and rear walls inside, with jowled posts, squint-butted scarf in wallplate, clasped-purlin roof and straight wind-braces. Cast iron Boxmoor grazing rights plaque No. 607. (Roberts(1975)No.39).
Listing NGR: TL0160501754
© Mr Anthony Sidell. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Sidell, Anthony
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Brick, Roughcast, Tile, Timber, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Timber Framed House, Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building