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

Map

Ordnance survey map of LOWER FARM HOUSE AND NUMBER 2 LOWER YARD COTTAGES
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1102578 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 18-Jul-2019 at 16:35:55.

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

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
162542
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 17 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/05508/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mike W. Hallett. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].