BEECHES FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1307905
Date first listed:
19-Oct-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Jan-1985
Statutory Address:
BEECHES FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BEECHES FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Brent Pelham
National Grid Reference:
TL 44595 30431

Details

TL 43 SW BRENT PELHAM

3/20 Beeches Farmhouse (formerly listed as 19.10.51 The Beeches)

- II*

Late C16 or early Cl7 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 Cl7 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, Cl7 decorative stone fireplaces, timber spiral staircase, C18 raised and fielded panelling.

Listing NGR: TL4459530431

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
160135
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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
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