Venus Hill Farm

6 Aug 2006
Venus Hill Farm, Venus Hill, Bovingdon, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP3 0PG
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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


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1845 IOE Records taken by Anthony Sidell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Anthony Sidell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Sidell, Anthony

Rights Holder: Sidell, Anthony


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