LOWER FARM HOUSE AND NUMBER 2 LOWER YARD COTTAGES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1102578

Date first listed: 03-Jun-1987

Statutory Address: LOWER FARM HOUSE AND NUMBER 2 LOWER YARD COTTAGES, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: LOWER FARM HOUSE AND NUMBER 2 LOWER YARD COTTAGES, HIGH STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Barley

National Grid Reference: TL 39948 38626

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History

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Details

BARLEY HIGH STREET TL 3938 (East side) Barley

7/86 Lower Farm House and No. 2 Lower Yard Cottages

GV II

House, now 2 dwellings. c.1500, stack and floor inserted early C17, extended C18, altered C19 and C20. Timber frame on brick base. Rendered. Steeply pitched machine tiled roof. Originally a 3 bay end hall house, 1 bay added to rear. Now all 1 storey and attic. Storeyed bay with jettied gable end towards road, roughcast ground floor with curved brackets to first floor, 3 light flush frame casement with hoodboard in attic, exposed plates. Left return is entrance front. Ground floor: recessed plank doors with shaped brackets to hoods in centre and rear bays, to left a 3 light C19 canted oriel on brackets, to centre a 3 light small pane flush frame casement, to right a C20 2 light window. 2 and 3 light half dormers, some early leaded lights, raking heads. Ridge stack inserted between hall bays. Rear gable end has an originally external stack now in a lower 1 bay addition with a ground floor casement, weatherboarding, exposed plates and purlins to rear. Right return from end to road has scattered casements, a C20 lean-to outshut. Interior: brick and clunch stack, first floor fireplace with chamfered brick depressed 4 centred arched head above which is an early C17 wall painting of 3 vases with flowers linked by festoons. Jowled posts, cambered tie beams of large scantling. Formerly known as Playstow Farm House. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3994838626

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Legacy System number: 162542

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