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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.


List entry Number: 1077976



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tring Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Apr-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355779

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TRING RURAL STATION ROAD SP 8915 (East side) Long Marston 8/142 No. 16 (Little Farm) 4.4.74 and 2 adjoining barns GV II House and 2 adjoining barns. C15 open hall house, floor and chimney inserted in 2 stages in later C17, rear-outshut to hall in C17 red brick, C18 red brick casing to S half of front, C19 plum brick casing to N end. Steep red machine-made tile roofs. C18 timber framed, dark weatherboarded barn with half-hipped corrugated asbestos roof linked to S end of house by lower barn with old red tile roof with carriageway into yard occupying N half of building. A large 1 1/2 storeys house facing W with weatherboarded barn range extending to S. Internal chimney and lobby entrance with stair a third from N end and kitchen chimney at S end. Irregular front with lower floor in S kitchen end reflected in lower eaves to advanced front wall. This part has a plank door with tiled hood leading into a stone floored kitchen lit by 3-light, small-paned, casement window to RH under segmental arch. Centre has chequered red and black C18 brickwork, 3-light ground floor casement window and gabled dormer rising through the eaves with 3-light casement and tilehanging over. Front door to LH with moulded flat hood and 2-light window under eaves above. 3-light casement to N room set higher. N gable window to 1st floor. Large gabled dormer at rear to S end 1st floor. Structure exposed inside of 2-bays hall at N and a narrower third bay on S. Heavy box-frame construction but middle truss of hall has jointed cruck blades linked by an arched braced collar. Each bay has an intermediate principal and each half-bay has arched wind-braces. All members are hollow chamfered and the carpentry is of the highest quality of finish. Floor inserted into hall in stages with fine double-ovolo chamfered beam in N bay, but simpler chamfered and stopped beam in middle bay. Clasped-purlin construction in N end truss. Timber frames of kitchen end massive but of rough finish. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: SP8978815652

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National Grid Reference: SP 89788 15652


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