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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: 1103644



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aldenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Aug-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164054

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TQ 19 NE ALDENHAM ALDENHAM ROAD (Northeast side) Elstree

7/7 Home Farm House -

- II

House. 1879-81 by W.Butterfield for H.H.Gibbs. Polychrome brick with sham timber framing. Tilehanging. Part old tiled, part machine tiled roof. Domestic Revival Style. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical front with full height entrance porch to right of centre. Chamfered surround to entrance in 4-centred relieving arch. Diagonally set brick course to upper stage, stone course below sham timber framed first floor with 2 small mullioned sashes. Decorative timbers in gable jettied out on corbels. Cusped bargeboard. To left: ground floor 2-light sash with stone sill, flat arched head. Black brick patterning, right bay similar with narrow 1 light sash. First floor: left: sham timber frame over stone course, right: decorative tilehanging with hipped roof to right with gablet. Left return: ground floor double sash with black brick patterning. First floor sash in sham timber frame, corbels to gable with cusped bargeboard. 2 stacks to rear of main ridge, that to right with stone offsets and caps. Simpler shaft to left. Right return: first floor tilehanging. Gabled wing to rear. 1 storey link, extended forward in C20 to square dairy: black brick patterning, clasping brick buttresses at angles and intermediate straight buttresses. 2 slit windows with stained glass to each bay, stone course at sill level, stone cornice. Pyramidal roof interrupted by louvred sham timber framed lantern. Wrought iron finial. Interior not inspected. (P.Thompson W. Butterfield 1971).

Listing NGR: TQ1712296083

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Thompson, P, William Butterfield Victorian Architect, (1971)

National Grid Reference: TQ 17122 96083


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