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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1103222



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Holwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Jan-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 27-May-1968

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163033

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2/23 Lordship Farmhouse 27.5.68


Farmhouse. C17 or earlier. Timber frame on tarred brick plinth, roughcast, painted brick casing to parts of ground floor, steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys asymmetrical H-plan house, set back from road, facing S into yard, with 2-storeys and attics W parlour crosswing, long E service crosswing with lean-to and single-storey gabled extensions on E. Gabled porch in angle with E wing. Large internal chimney probably built as an insertion in a former cross-passage at E end of hall range, 2 diagonally set square shafts. Similar shafts to projecting chimney on W wall of W crosswing. Rectangular projecting chimney on E side of E crosswing enclosed in gabled extension. S front has a flush 3-light casement window on each floor of hall range and each crosswing. Dripboards across W wing gable at 1st floor and eaves level. Rear (N) elevation has 2-light casement windows, small window to stair in NE corner of parlour crosswing, and fine Jacobean 2-storeys canted bay window to recessed hall range, with its own gabled roof, ovolo transomed mullioned leaded lights, and iron opening lights. Rear door to N end of cross-passage. Hall floor carried on axial beam.

Listing NGR: TL1639032914

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National Grid Reference: TL 16390 32914


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