FARMHOUSE AT DEAS FARM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101380
Date first listed:
31-May-1984
Statutory Address:
FARMHOUSE AT DEAS FARM, WHEMPSTEAD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FARMHOUSE AT DEAS FARM, WHEMPSTEAD ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Benington
National Grid Reference:
TL 31169 22097

Details

Cutting Hill TL 32 SW BENINGTON WHEMPSTEAD ROAD (south side)

4/30 Farmhouse at Deas Farm

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GV II

House. C15 open hall house, floors and chimney inserted in early Cl7, N crosswing re-roofed on axis of house in later Cl7. Timber frame roughcast with old red tile roof. A one and a half storeys, 3-cell, central-chimney, lobby entry plan house facing W, with chimney a third from S end and C19 external gable chimney at N end. Originally open to roof throughout with hall, service room in same range to S, and parlour to N of 2 bays framed transverely. 4-light diamond mullioned window in rear wall of parlour. Central chimney built at lower end of hall with winding stair by stack entered from hall. 4 windows on W front with 2 gabled dormers at middle and S end. Flush casement windows except flush box sash window to left of door. T-plan red brick chimney. Interior has exposed close-studded walls, chamfered axial beam in hall propped off fireplace lintol, exposed axial joists in narrow service end with lower floor level, thin exposed joists in parlour, edge-halved scarf joint with bridled butts in rear wallplate at S end, single purlin in each slope of hall roof, but 2 purlins to N end re-roofed later.

Listing NGR: TL3116922097

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
159645
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: 15 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07959/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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