FARMHOUSE AT FINCHES FARM (OPPOSITE STEVENAGE ROAD)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101352
Date first listed:
31-May-1984
Statutory Address:
FARMHOUSE AT FINCHES FARM (OPPOSITE STEVENAGE ROAD), HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FARMHOUSE AT FINCHES FARM (OPPOSITE STEVENAGE ROAD), HIGH STREET

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Walkern
National Grid Reference:
TL 28827 25912

Details

TL 2825 WALKERN Finches End

HIGH STREET (east side)

8/1 Farmhouse at Finches Farm (opp.Stevenage Road) - I G.V.

Amend grade to read:- II

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Finches End TL 2825 WALKERN HIGH STREET (east side) 8/1 Farmhouse at Finches Farm (opp. Stevenage Road)

GV I

House. Late Cl7, extended in mid C19. Timber frame on stucco plinth, roughcast. Red brick SE wing extends as facing to S end. Steep hipped old red tile roofs. Catslide extension over rear outshut. A large 2-storeys and attics house facing W with hipped rear stair turret and 2-storeys later rear wing. Entrance now by parapeted red brick porch at S but probably built as a lobby- entry, central chimney plan house. Large central chimney C18 serving a corner fireplace in parlour at S and hall in centre, with vaulted alcove in sides of stack on ground floor. N room still fitted and floored as a dairy with chimney inserted at NW. Near symmetrical W front has 3 hipped dormer windows on the roof slope with 2-light casements, 4 flush box sash windows to 1st floor with 6/6 panes, and 3 windows to ground floor, a 2-light casement to the dairy, a rectangular hipped bay window with triple sashes to the middle room, and a similar triple sash to the parlour. Canted grey brick sash window on S end. Front door in porch half-glazed with coloured margin lights. Interior has 2 Cl7 doors of overlapping moulded planks to dairy and game larder, closed-string oak newel stair with square balusters, rising through 3 floors, and 2-panel late C18 doors generally.

Listing NGR: TL2882725912

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
159685
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 27 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/09737/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Warwick. Source Historic England Archive
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