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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: 1100473



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bovingdon

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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157532

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BOVINGDON CHESHAM ROAD TL 00 SW (South side) 6/3 Whelpley Ash Farm -


Farmhouse, now a private house. Later C16, SE bay early C17, parallel early C19 brick rear range on W extended to S and house renovated with lean-to E and W extensions c.1976. Timber frame exposed and red brick infilled on front (E) but plastered with false timbering on S end. Red brick W wall. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys house of 3 structural bays facing E into courtyard. Casement windows renewed. Interior has exposed the framework of a 2-bay C16 house with large formerly external S gable chimney and chamfered axial beam in S bay but cross beam in middle of longer N bay. Jowled posts and straight braces to cambered tie beams with collar and queen-strut clasped purlin roof with wind braces. Heavy jowled post to C17 S bay beyond chimney. Large open fireplace and exposed joists on ground floor. (Roberts(1975)no.6).

Listing NGR: TL0042303359

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Roberts, E, The Bovingdon Survey

National Grid Reference: TL 00423 03359


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