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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: 1102382



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Standon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Nov-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160993

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TL 31 NE STANDON BARWICK FORD (west side) 4/7 Farmhouse at Great Barwick Farm 24.1.67 (Formerly listed as Great Barwick GV Farm House) II*

Farmhouse. Mid C16, W range C17, carefully restored c1966. Timber frame exposed on front and rear walls with plastered panels. Red brick sill. Projecting rear wing at N plastered. Old red tiled hipped roofs. An early 3-unit lobby entry house with central chimney and continuous side-jetty along the front (E). 2-storeys timber-frame C17 rear extension with 3 half- hipped gables along rear wall. Front has 3 3-light leaded casement windows on each floor (renewed), a wide arched wooden doorway with small 3-light diamond-mullioned original window over door. Bull-nosed joists and heavy knee-braces to jetty. C20 red brick and tile lean-to with 2 hipped dormers at S end. Clasped purlin roof with curved wind braces, collars and curved braces to tie beams. 4-bay original structure with only N bay partioned as parlour. Close studded walls with internal tension braces. Several diamond mullioned original windows with shutter grooves over. Central bay distinguished by chamfers and hollow stops on both axial beam and joists. Holes for bearers of dais bench (bearers preserved in house) and wall painting of cat from same- wall removed and framed. Short edge-halved scarf joints with bridled butts. C17 wings of lighter timbering. (Mercer English Vernacular Houses RCHM (1975) 170).

Listing NGR: TL3854318865

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Mercer, E, English Vernacular Houses, (1975), 170

National Grid Reference: TL 38543 18865


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