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Mabbs Farmhouse, Bovingdon

Description: Mabbs Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157559

OS Grid Reference: TL0329204625
OS Grid Coordinates: 503292, 204625
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7308, -0.5057

Location: Longcroft Lane, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire HP3 0JL

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

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Listing Text

TL 00 SW (North side)

6/32 Mabbs Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now a private house. Mid C16 with early C17 NE rear wing and
late C17 similar wing beside it on W, front cased in brick in C18/C19
century, renovated and rear part tilehung c.1975. Timber frame on brick
sill, brick infilled and tilehung at rear but red brick front. Steep
old red tile roofs and 2 internal chimneys. A long 1½ storeys house
facing S with 3 windows, 3 dormers, tiled gabled porch on 2 posts.
2-light flush casement windows with small panes. Stable type door to
kitchen at RH end of front. Timber lintels with segmental relieving
arches. A 6-bay timber frame with jowled posts, straight braces,
cambered tie beams, clasped purlin roof with straight wind braces:
sockets for 3 light diamond mullioned glazed window in rear wall
ground floor. Jowled posts and clasped purlin roof to 2-storeys NE rear
wing. Butt purlin roof to adjoining rear wing. 2 2-panel moulded doors
on 1st floor. Exposed chamfered axial and cross beams in room on E side
of central chimney. Exposed beams and joists generally.

Listing NGR: TL0329204625

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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