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

East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 48218 15180


CAMBRIDGE ROAD 1. 5253 (East Side) No 2 TL 4821 1517:1/1 II GV 2. C18 linked complex formerly Walnut Tree Farm. House refronted and extended in early C19 and linked by outbuildings to barn on E. Farmhouse fronts pavement and is of brick with slate roof gabled. 2 storeys, 3 windows. Rear lateral chimney to NE and internal gable chimney to S. Symmetrical stucco front with parapet. Astylar composition with corner pilasters, plinth, cill band to 1st floor, cornice and blocking course. Door surround of pilasters and block cornice. Eared window surrounds with flat triangles over and also keystones to Gd floor. Sash windows with vertical margin lights. Modern door. C19 single storey yellow stock brick extension to S with slate roof and late C19 shopfront inserted. Good example of urban farmhouse. Complex shown on Tithe Map of 1839. C18, 5-bay timberframed barn weatherboarded over brick base. Projecting bay to E reroofed. Elm timbers. Unusual hybrid roof construction of collar and clasped purlin trusses with king posts with expanded feet halved over collars. Curved braces from unjowled posts. Half-hipped thatch roof replaced by corrugated asbestos about 1946. Now gabled but hip structure remains. Modern wooden windows. Carved on a post 'J..... Burton June 1812'.

Listing NGR: TL4821815180


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 24 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04404/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Elaine Allen . Source Historic England Archive
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