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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: 1101396



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aston

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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159584

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Aston village TL 2722 ASTON STRINGERS LANE (west side)

12/15 No 2 (Aston Park Farmhouse)



House. C16 E wing, Cl7 hall range, early C19 parallel front range, W wing c1900. Timber frame roughcast (exposed frame on S gable of E wing) with ground floor of hall range cased in red brick. Steep old red tile roof. Yellow brick C19 slated front range and painted brick W wing set back. A 2-storeys house facing N with 2-bay E parlour. Crosswing and a later hall range with narrow chimney-bay at W end possibly always of 2 storeys. Symmetrical yellow brick 2-storeys front range with central entrance and 3-windows wide. 2 front gables with cusped bargeboards and gabled porch with pointed openings, similar bargeboard and hitch-brick corner buttresses. 2-light casement windows with brick labels and cast iron frames with pointed heads to small lights. Wider canted bay windows (renewed) with labels on ground floor flanking the porch. Exposed timbers inside, heavier in E wing with jowled posts, square section curved bracesO to cambered tie beam and collar-beam clasped purlin roof with wind braces. Heavy flat laid joists over ground floor with original doorway to parlour from hall. Hall range has angular jowled posts, slender curved tension brace and heavily framed floor with chamfered and stopped axial beam, and cross-beam formerly in front of chimney (removed), which had been added internally involving the narrowing of the W gable tie-beam. Squared floor joists exposed. Upper side of old N roofslope structure exposed inside house.

Listing NGR: TL2745122685

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National Grid Reference: TL 27451 22685


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