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FRENCHES FARM

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.

Name: FRENCHES FARM

List entry Number: 1100467

Location

FRENCHES FARM, TOWER HILL

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chipperfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Dec-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157618

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CHIPPERFIELD TOWER HILL TL 00 SW (East side) 6/91 Frenches Farm -

GV II

Farmhouse, now a private house. C17, NW rear wing has carved in brick 'WA 1758', NE rear wing paralled added 1956. Timber frame S range with red brick infill on S, brick cased ground floor, W gable and tile-hung, red brick (? casing) to NW wing. Brick NE wing. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys, attics and cellar house facing S with 1½ storeys E part and parallel gabled rear extensions. Entrance into N end of W wall of NW rear wing by 6-panel door in open pedimented doorcase. S front has 2 windows to each floor and plank door in middle. C18 2- and 3-light leaded casement windows with metal opening lights and rectangular quarries. N side of block has 2 brick gables with segmental arches to a flush box sash window with 8/8 panes on each floor of each gable. Pump on LH gable. Jowled posts, curved braces to tie-beam, convex curved braces in walls, long cambered collars, and clasped-purlin roof with angled queen-struts. S range has large E end chimney and chimney at junction with NE wing with bread oven. Chamfered crossbeam in NW wing, axial in lower E end part. (RCHM(1911)135 no.6).

Listing NGR: TL0378502212

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National Grid Reference: TL 03785 02212

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