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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: 1101519



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aldbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-May-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355662

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ALDBURY STOCKS ROAD SP 91 SE (West side) 5/78 Farmhouse at - Stocks Farm GV II Farmhouse. 1908 by Smith and Brewer for Mrs. Humphrey Ward, the novelist, who then lived at Stocks House, (q.v.). Plum brick with red brick dressings, wooden eaves cornice and steep hipped red tile roof. A 2-storeys, 5 windows wide, symmetrical subdued Queen Anne revival house facing E. Red brick plinth carried up as aprons to lower windows, red rusticated interrupted quoins, triple brackets to wide painted eaves cornice, and 2 large square chimneys symmetrically placed just to rear of ridge. Flush box sash windows with segmental heads under 2 rings segmental red brick arches with 6/6 panes. Central door with upper half panelled, wooden doorcase with oval fluted pilasters and segmental pediment, and one brick step. 2 windows to each floor on S end. Single-storey outhouse adjoining on N. Included for group value. (Ernest: Willmott, English House Design, London (1911) 209).

Listing NGR: SP9649313209

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Willmott, E, English House Design, (1911), 209

National Grid Reference: SP 96493 13209


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