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BRICKHOUSE FARM HOUSE ALONG DRIVE 140 METRES FROM ROAD

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.

Name: BRICKHOUSE FARM HOUSE ALONG DRIVE 140 METRES FROM ROAD

List entry Number: 1308016

Location

BRICKHOUSE FARM HOUSE ALONG DRIVE 140 METRES FROM ROAD, EASTWICK ROAD

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hunsdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159956

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History

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Details

TL 41 SW HUNSDON EASTWICK ROAD (east side)

2/14 Brickhouse Farm house along drive 140 metres - from road

GV II

House. Early C17 brick house lying N-S with steep old red tile gabled roofs. S cross wing rebuilt in brick in early C18 and C18/early Cl9. W service extension now part of house. T-plan house with a high basement, 2 storeys and attics. Entrance now up 6 steps on S into outer side wall of cross wing. Entrance into N bay of hall range blocked in 1957 when modern stair and new access were built in the angles with the cross wing. Large C17 central chimney at junction of wings with 3 conjoined diamond flues set on rectangular base E-W. Large open fireplace on Ground floor serves hall range only. External gable chimneys to cross wing (E chimney rebuilt: W chimey enclosed by C19 extension and removed below attic level). S front on both floors has 3 flush box sash windows with 8/8 panes and gauged brick flat arches. Dripboards on brackets over lower windows. Modern front door up 6 steps with moulded doorcase and flat hood. Concrete lintels to 2 basement windows. N gable of hall range has had a wide horizontal window to Ground floor and lst floor showing it was originally of 2 storeys. Similar 3-light mullioned window to basement remains with chamfered wooden frame. Attic window in each gable, Small C19 sash window. 2-bay cross wing has re-used chamfered C17 beams, and early C18 HL hinges and leaded borrowed lights on 1st floor. C17 roof structure remains over hall range. This unusually early brick house may have originated as a lodge to Lord Carey's hunting park at Hunsdon or as the keeper's house for that part called Jaggers Park (HLHS (1979) 11). On the Tithe -ward of 1842, it is named 'Brick or Roan Farm'. A C17 early brick house of special architectural interest with early C18 cross wing. On a prominent hillside site forming a group with its farm buildings.

Listing NGR: TL4210311799

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National Grid Reference: TL 42103 11799

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