BROOK END FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1102510

Date first listed: 27-May-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 28-May-1987

Statutory Address: BROOK END FARMHOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BROOK END FARMHOUSE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: St. Ippolyts

National Grid Reference: TL 19661 27139

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History

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Details

ST IPPOLLITTS ST IPPOLLITTS VILLAGE TL 1927 9/69 Brook End Farmhouse 27.5.68 (formerly listed as Brookend Farmhouse)

GV II

House. C17 or earlier W wing brick cased in 1712, main range renovated 1729 and largely rebuilt after fire c.1775. Timber frame exposed on W side of W wing, wing cased in narrow red brick in irregular bond. Main range in red and blue brick. Steep old red tile roofs hipped generally but parapeted front gable to W wing. A large 2-storeys irregular house, set back a little from road facing S. Main range parallel with road has projecting W wing, large rearwall chimney, and an C18 full height rear service block linked to W wing by a formerly open arcaded brick passage recessed into back of house. On S front slightly projecting W wing has 2 plat-bands, moulded coping bricks to raking gable parapet, 2 low, wide flush box sash windows with 4/4 panes and segmental arches, rendered square sundial panel, Brittania fire insurance mark, and iron letters M N S as anchorage for internal longitudinal timbers. Main range has 4 windows to 1st floor, plat-band, parapet, 3 windows to ground floor, and entrance at LH. Flush box sash windows with segmental arches. Sashes altered in early C19 to 3/3 panes with margin lights. 6-panels, half-glazed front door in wooden doorcase with tapered fluted pilasters, full entablature, and dentilled triangular pediment. 3-lights casement window to 1st floor rear of W wing which has a crow-stepped E side to gable fossilised in later addition but moulded raking gable parapet to other slope. Round-arched arcade with fat impost blocks. Inscription inside said to be 'MNS 1729'. (RCHM (1911)130 no.3: inf Mrs. Rance: inf the owners).

Listing NGR: TL1966127139

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 162681

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

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