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North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 40182 38479


BARLEY CHURCH END TL 4038 (North side) Barley

8/74 The Manor Farm House


House. Late C16, extended in C17 and mid C19. Early ranges are timber framed and rendered. C19 front block is red brick with flared headers. Tiled roofs. A 3 bay C16 range to rear left with an addition to rear right at right angles to form an L, inner angle filled and 4 window front block added in C19. All 2 storeys. C19 front block has entrance to centre, half glazed door with margin lights in a segmental head, open gabled porch with chamfered timbers. Single glazing bar sashes, recessed with gauged brick segmental heads. First floor windows break eaves to left with bargeboarded gablets. 2 bays to right in a projecting gabled crosswing with bargeboards. Cross axial ridge stack to right of centre. Right gable end has a ground floor window and bargeboards. Left gable end has a 2 storey canted bay window with similar sashes. Lower and earliest range extends to rear left with ground floor lean-to outshuts. C19 flush moulded frame glazing bar sashes, French windows. At junction with C19 front block is an early stack with a rebuilt shaft. Rear gable end of early range has a brick plinth, ground floor 2 light casement, first floor flush moulded frame glazing bar sash, attic hatch opening. To left or rear is C17 range, ground floor-plank door with hoodboard, C20 casement, first floor 20 pane glazing bar sash. Right return from front is 3 bays, all separately gabled. That to rear is earliest with a steeper pitch, ground floor 6 raised panelled architraved door, later lean-to outshut and external stack. Taller C19 block to left has a large 6 light mullion and transom window on ground floor, first floor 2 light casement. Small lower block adjoining brick front range has an entrance with patterned glazed door with margin lights, hood, first floor 2 light casement. All with moulded bargeboards. Interior: ground floor chamfered binding beams of large scantling, early panelled cupboards flanking fireplace. Formerly known as Hoare's Manor. (J. Wilkerson, Two Ears of Barley, 1969).

Listing NGR: TL4018238479


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Wilkerson, J, Two Ears of Barley, (1969)


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: 14 Jan 2005
Reference: IOE01/13775/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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