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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: 1103636



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wheathampstead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Sep-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164027

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TL 1714 14/478 19.10.53


Wheathampstead Place (also known as Place Farm) (formerly listed under High Street).


Farmhouse. Late medieval hall house, formerly with cross wings both ends. N wing demolished. S wing was heightened in the C16, and a red brick wing added at rear in early-mid C17. Timber frame. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys. Gabled S wing has close- studded ground floor and similar 1st floor on the N side. C16 red brick to left ground floor. Upper floor has reused timber frame. N elevation has large C17 external chimney stack and S elevation 2 similar stacks. C19 and C20 glazing bar casements. Rear elevation comprises 2 gable ends. C17 cross-bar stair window with leaded casements. Door with ovolo-moulded oak frame. Interior has a mid-late Cl7 dogleg staircase with plain slate balusters. Door of same date to ground floor with moulded stiles and mutins. C16 stone fireplace in hall. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL1778214198

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

National Grid Reference: TL1778214198


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