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Description: Austins Hall Farm
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 157574
OS Grid Reference: TL0156401761
OS Grid Coordinates: 501564, 201761
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7054, -0.5316
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BOVINGDON VENUS HILL
TL 00 SW (South side)
6/47 Austins Hall Farm
22.10.52 (formerly listed as Austins Hall)
Farmhouse, now an isolated private house. C16 or earlier, E part
probably c.1900. Timber frame exposed externally with painted brick
infill. Steep old red tile roofs with half-hipped crosswings. A
2-storeys and attics T-plan house facing N and extended in keeping to
E to form H-plan. 5 windows long with hipped dormer, casement windows,
and porch to lobby-entry by large internal chimney serving hall range
and W wing. Interior has exposed frame of 3-bays hall range and 3-bays
W crosswing. Winding stair in turret in rear angle with E crosswing. W
wing has a 3-light diamond mullioned window on W wall. Frame has wide
panels, jowled posts, numbered joists, curved braces to cambered tie-
beams; straight wind-braces to clasped-purlin roofs, chamfered axial
floor beams, and surviving wattle-and-daub infill on 1st floor. Lead
pump box next E wing has raised lettering 'Scott/Plumber/TW/1831/Harrow'.
In forecourt a large carved stone Ionic pilaster capital said to be
from the Temple of the Winds at Moor Park.
Listing NGR: TL0156401761
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Source: English Heritage
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