Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1102563

Date first listed: 27-May-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 28-May-1987

Statutory Address: MANOR FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: MANOR FARMHOUSE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Graveley

National Grid Reference: TL 24700 27954


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GRAVELEY CHESFIELD TL 22 NW 4/1 Manor Farmhouse 27.5.68 (formerly listed as Chesfield Manor Farmhouse)


Manor house, now a farmhouse. C17, part demolished and remainder converted to a farmhouse in c.1770s, renovated and rear extensions C19. W wing timber frame, now with roughcast on 1st floor on N and E, exposed timbers on W side with brick infill, red brick ground floor casing on S and SW to match red brick of south wing. Steep old red tile hipped roofs. A 2-storeys and attics house facing S with a long 2-storeys W wing joined to its NW corner and linked only by a single-storey lean-to. The S wing has a 2-rooms, end chimneys, single-room-depth plan with an older very large projecting rearwall chimney to the W room and a large rear stair tower adjoining it on E. Entrance now by a gabled C19 low porch in the NW angle of the stair tower and the S wing. W wing has a large internal chimney a third from the N end a 3-cells plan later adapted to service rooms. S front has 2 windows to each floor. 3-lights casement windows on ground floor, 2-lights on 1st floor, and segmental arched heads on both floors. Sash windows to E end, stair tower, and C19 extension at rear. Near S end of W side of W wing is a 5-lights original moulded oak mullioned window on the ground floor. 3 tall diagonal shafts to rearwall chimney of S wing. Interior of W room of this wing said to have oak panelling. Stair of dog-leg plan, oak with square newels, moulded caps, and turned balusters. (RCHM (1911)93: VCH (1912)86: Pevsner (1977)149: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2470027954


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Legacy System number: 162614

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Doubleday, A, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1912), 86
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977), 149
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

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