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Whelpley Ash Farm, Bovingdon

Description: Whelpley Ash Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157532

OS Grid Reference: TL0042303359
OS Grid Coordinates: 500423, 203359
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7200, -0.5476

Location: Chesham Road, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire HP3 0NW

Locality: Bovingdon
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP3 0NW

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Listing Text

TL 00 SW (South side)

6/3 Whelpley Ash Farm


Farmhouse, now a private house. Later C16, SE bay early C17, parallel
early C19 brick rear range on W extended to S and house renovated with
lean-to E and W extensions c.1976. Timber frame exposed and red brick
infilled on front (E) but plastered with false timbering on S end. Red
brick W wall. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys house of 3
structural bays facing E into courtyard. Casement windows renewed.
Interior has exposed the framework of a 2-bay C16 house with large
formerly external S gable chimney and chamfered axial beam in S bay but
cross beam in middle of longer N bay. Jowled posts and straight braces
to cambered tie beams with collar and queen-strut clasped purlin roof
with wind braces. Heavy jowled post to C17 S bay beyond chimney. Large
open fireplace and exposed joists on ground floor. (Roberts(1975)no.6).

Listing NGR: TL0042303359

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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