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FARMHOUSE AT FINCHES FARM (OPPOSITE STEVENAGE ROAD)

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: FARMHOUSE AT FINCHES FARM (OPPOSITE STEVENAGE ROAD)

List entry Number: 1101352

Location

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

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Walkern

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-May-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159685

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TL 28827 25912

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