VENUS HILL FARM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1100491
Date first listed:
02-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
VENUS HILL FARM, VENUS HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
VENUS HILL FARM, VENUS HILL

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Dacorum (District Authority)
Parish:
Flaunden
National Grid Reference:
TL 01605 01754

Details

BOVINGDON VENUS HILL TL 00 SW (South side) 6/48 Venus Hill Farm -

GV II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
157575
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Roberts, E, The Bovingdon Survey

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 06 Aug 2006
Reference: IOE01/15372/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Sidell. Source Historic England Archive
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