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Honours Farm, Bovingdon

Description: Honours Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157565

OS Grid Reference: TL0127103978
OS Grid Coordinates: 501271, 203978
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7254, -0.5352

Location: Newhouse Road, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire HP3 0EJ

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

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Listing Text

TL 0103 (North side)

10/38 Honours Farm

- II

Farmhouse, now a private house. C16, W bay early C17, E bay raised to 2
storeys 1972. Timber frame on red brick sill, front cased in red brick
and ground floor at rear. Red brick infill to exposed frame on upper
part of rear wall. Weatherboarded W gable end. Flint rubble walls to NE
outshut. Steep old red tile roofs. A long 2 storeys, 4 windows house
facing S set back from road. 3-light wooden casement windows with leaded
glazing (renewed). Small gable to lower E part over upper window. Half-
glazed door into E bay of original 2-storeys, 2-cells, internal-chimney
plan house in middle. This has a 4-flue chimney extending to the front
wall with a stair to N of it against rear wall. Axial floor beams with
hollow stops to chamfers and squared joists. Similar in C17 W bay. Curved
braces in walls and shutter groove for unglazed 1st floor rear window.
Jowled posts and clasped-purlin roof with curved wind-braces and
strutted-collar trusses. Wide-spaced studs in walls. Cast iron Boxmoor
grazing rights plaque no. 183: said to have had 2 plaques as it was 2
properties at time of their issue in C19. (Roberts(1975)No.35).

Listing NGR: TL0125903964

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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