FAIRCLOUGH HALL FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1102489
Date first listed:
27-May-1968
Date of most recent amendment:
28-May-1987
Statutory Address:
FAIRCLOUGH HALL FARMHOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
FAIRCLOUGH HALL FARMHOUSE

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 27737 28973

Details

WESTON HALLS GREEN TL 22 NE (East side)

5/119 Fairclough Hall Farmhouse 27.5.68 (formerly listed as Faircloth Hall)

GV II

Farmhouse. C17 or earlier, brick cased and altered in C18/C19. Timber frame roughcast. Chequered red and blue brick ground floor at rear. Steep old red tile roofs, S wing half-hipped at E. A 2-storeys, L-shaped house at W of farmyard facing W with slightly higher S wing. An internal chimney, 3-cells, lobby-entry plan with large external N gable chimney with 2 diagonally set square shafts and crow-step decoration to parlour and chamber over on left of lobby entry. Rear entrance next angle of wings possibly marks the line of an earlier cross-entry to lower end of hall. 2 large projecting chimneys to S side of crosswing, and further internal chimney at junction of wings. W front has 4 windows to ground floor, 2 to 1st floor and entrance a third from N end opposite chimney. 4-lights flush casement windows flank the gabled open timber porch to the half-glazed 6-panels door. 3-lights windows to 1st floor. 3 casement windows to 1st floor and 2 to ground floor on S side and small porch to entrance next LH corner. Panelled room on 1st floor at W, RCHM noted c.1909 that large open fireplaces to internal stack had been infilled, cambered tie-beams on 1st floor, and 2 doors made of early C17 oak panelling with contemporary hinges. Then called Hall Green Farm formerly Faircloth Hall after family of Fairclough owners in 1461 and up to 1634. (RCHM (1911)175: VCH (1912)237).

Listing NGR: TL2773728973

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
162731
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, A, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1912), 237
Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

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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