TILEKILN FARM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1102483
Date first listed:
03-Apr-1975
Statutory Address:
TILEKILN FARM HOUSE, FRIENDS GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
TILEKILN FARM HOUSE, FRIENDS GREEN

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Weston
National Grid Reference:
TL 25861 28125

Details

WESTON FRIENDS GREEN TL 22 NE 5/112 Tilekiln Farm House 3.4.75 GV II

Farmhouse. Late medieval former open hall house, N wing C16, hall floored over and house altered early C17, renovated 1980s. Timber frame on brick sill, roughcast. Red brick casing to S front and W gable, and W side of N wing. E elevation roughcast with plain margins. A T-shaped, 1 1/2-storeys house on W side of farm courtyard facing S. S range has a 2-bays hall with smoke blackening of roof, evidence for twin service doors to E end with stair entrance at N end of same partition, and rear door leading into C16 N wing which has been shortened at N end. S front has 4 gabled dormers at the eaves and 3 3-lights casement windows to ground floor. Entrance now into upper bay of hall. 2 gabled dormers to E side of N wing and C17 chimney with back-to-back fireplaces at junction of the 2 wings. N wing a kitchen and service room. Parlour in W bay of S range largely rebuilt. New stair in NW angle in 1980s. Interior has unusually large original hall with smoke blackened clasped-purlin roof, heavy square-section curved braces to tie-beams, edge-halved scarf joint in wallplate, close-studded partition at W end of hall with very heavy tie-beam. Close studding in 1st floor of N wing and 5-light diamond mullioned window in E wall.

Listing NGR: TL2586128125

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
162724
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: 01 Jul 2005
Reference: IOE01/14214/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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