WHEATHAMPSTEAD PLACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103636
Date first listed:
19-Oct-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
WHEATHAMPSTEAD PLACE, STATION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WHEATHAMPSTEAD PLACE, STATION ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
St. Albans (District Authority)
Parish:
Wheathampstead
National Grid Reference:
TL1778214198

Details

TL 1714 14/478 19.10.53

WHEATHAMPSTEAD STATION ROAD (east side) WHEATHAMPSTEAD

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

GV II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
164027
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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

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Date: 04 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01983/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Doble. Source Historic England Archive
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