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North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
St. Ippolyts
National Grid Reference:
TL 19661 27139


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


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


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Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)


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: 15 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04771/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ron Walker. Source Historic England Archive
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