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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: 1077977



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: 30-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 29-May-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355782

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TRING RURAL STATION ROAD SP 81 NE (West side) Long Marston 1/145 Farmhouse at Red House Farm 30.11.66 (Formerly listed as Red House Farmhouse) - II House. Circa 1500-1520 former open-hall house, chimney inserted in C17, E crosswing C19, lean-to at W end converted to part of house in later C20. Timber frame brick nogged, front and E wing stucco. Steep old red tile roofs. Medieval hall house of unusual plan with small lofty hall to E of present entrance, and 2, storeyed, bays extending to W of it ending in a jetty at W end. Service rooms were probably on site of C19 E crosswing. C17 conversion with back-to-back fireplaces, stair to rear and lobby entrance on N front, formed in first storeyed bay to W of hall which was then floored. A 2-storeyed, 3 windows house facing N with late E crosswing half-hipped and projecting to front and rear. Recessed 2-light and 3-light casement windows. 6-panel door with flat hood. Interior has exposed timbers, fine original deeply moulded cross beam to W of stack with ogee and hollow mouldings and mortices for joists removed when stack inserted. Solid knee brace to cambered tie-beam over. Straight tension braces in walls and curved wind-braces in roof. Closed truss remains at 1st floor to E of stack, formerly the W end of the open hall. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: SP8856516063

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National Grid Reference: SP 88565 16063


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