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Statutory Address:

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

East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Brent Pelham
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TL 43 SW 3/20 19.10.51

BRENT PELHAM Beeches Farmhouse (formerly listed as The Beeches)


Late C16 or early C17 manor house, timber framed and plastered on brick base. L-shaped with short kitchen wing at rear, two storeys and attics. The main block was altered in C18 and C19, and some of its internal fittings were removed to Brent Pelham Hall early this century. The most important features ware the three fine C17 chimney stacks, one at each end of the main block and one at the rear of the main block; they each have three octagonal shafts with moulded caps. The end chimney stacks contain the attic windows - two-light brick moulded mullions - lighting the attic, which runs the whole length of the main block. The front has four window range of three- and four-light leaded casements to the upper storey. The ground floor windows were altered in C18 and there is a bay window at each end. Six panel entrance door with pediment head. Interior contains timber panelled dining room, C17 decorative stone fireplaces, timber spiral staircase, C18 raised and fielded panelling.

Listing NGR: TL4459630427


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

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Date: 11 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/09700/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Graham R. Heasman. Source Historic England Archive
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