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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: 1100491



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Flaunden

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: 157575

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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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Roberts, E, The Bovingdon Survey

National Grid Reference: TL 01605 01754


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