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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: 1102481



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: King's Walden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-May-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162821

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4/29 Parsonage Farmhouse 27.5.68 II

Farmhouse. C16 or earlier E wing, hall range rebuilt and W wing probably built in early C17, interior modernised in early C18 with internal chimney rebuilt to allow through passage from front door to new staircase in rear of W wing. C19 brick lean-to at E end rear extensions. Timber frame roughcast with steep old red tile roofs. Red brick slated lean-to at E. A large, 2 storeys and cellar, H-plan house facing S with entrance to through passage next W wing and large external red brick chimney on outer side of each crosswing, the W one with 2 diagonally set square shafts. S front has 2-windows wide centre between projecting gabled wings with one window each on each floor. Small glazed gables give extra light over upper windows of centre. 3-lights flush casement windows. Dripboards continuous at floor level. Entrance through lean-to porch. Interior has exposed frame and floors carried by axial beams. Older E wing has partitioned narrower 3rd bay at rear now a stair and kitchen. Deeply chamfered crossbeams without stops carry the floor. Swept jowls to posts and double-curved tension braces. Open truss between other 2 bays with chamfered curved braces and clasped-purlin roof on truss with collar. Edge-halved scarf joint in wallplate with bridled butts. Roof of hall range of 2-bays with narrow chimney-and-entrance bay at W. Deep cambered chamfered tie-beam to central truss infilled above. Side-purlin roof with straight wind-braces. Cut string early C18 staircase with carved brackets to tread-ends and 2 turned balusters to each tread. Turned newels and moulded swept handrail. Early C18 corner cupboard in room to E of entrance has dentilled cornice fielded panels to doors, and fluted band at dado height. Moulded dado moulding and skirting. Several 2-panels doors with case locks and HL hinges. S end of E lean-to contains a well and cast iron trestle and winding gear.

Listing NGR: TL1630024078

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National Grid Reference: TL 16300 24078


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