FARMHOUSE AT CHAPEL FARM INCLUDING FORMER CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1101421
Date first listed:
31-May-1984
Statutory Address:
FARMHOUSE AT CHAPEL FARM INCLUDING FORMER CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL

Map

Ordnance survey map of FARMHOUSE AT CHAPEL FARM INCLUDING FORMER CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1101421 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 15-Oct-2019 at 23:03:45.

Location

Statutory Address:
FARMHOUSE AT CHAPEL FARM INCLUDING FORMER CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Ardeley
National Grid Reference:
TL 32563 25473

Details

TL 3225 ARDELEY WOOD END (north side)

10/3 Farmhouse at Chapel Farm including former - Congregational Chapel

GV II*

House, and former Chapel, now one property. House late C16. Timber frame with close-studding exposed on front and rear. Steep old red tile roof. A 2-storeys, 5-bay, 3-cell plan house facing S with a continuous front jetty and central chimney backing onto cross passage a third from the W end. C17 red brick chimney of conjoined square shafts. Winding stair to N of chimney (renewed). Hall in middle with axial beam moulded with double cyma. Unheated parlour at E end with exposed framing in walls and upper floor structure. Joists rest on a rail in the rear (N) wall are not jointed to wall. Service room at W end formerly had a screen separating it from the cross-passage. S entrance by moulded 4-centred arched doorway with carved spandrels. 3 windows front with moulded and carved bressumer, small 2-light flush casement windows on upper floor and larger ones on ground floor. Plank door with decorative hinges. Moulded doorway with segmental arched head into hall. Very heavy exposed floor joists. A little altered C16 jettied house of great interest. Former Congregational Chapel at E end of house, erected 1820 as a preaching station for Wymondley Academy (datestone on W wall: VCH (1912) 198) and rebuilt 1862 (datestone on E front). Red brick with slate roofs. Grey brick used for pilasters and polychrome arch and raking cornices on E front, side lean-to porches. Triple round-headed stone window. Pointed moulded stone doorways. Main axis of chapel N-S with entrance gabled frontispiece on roadside on E. Became part of house in 1970's. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3256325473

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
159538
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, A, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1912), 198

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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 12 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07450/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].