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Description: Venus Hill Farm
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157575
OS Grid Reference: TL0160501754
OS Grid Coordinates: 501605, 201754
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7053, -0.5310
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BOVINGDON VENUS HILL
TL 00 SW (South side)
6/48 Venus Hill Farm
Farmhouse, now a private house. Early C17, extended to S c.1900, E wing
c.1960. Timber frame cased in red brick at front, N end to road and rear
roughcast with false half timbering added. Steep old red tile roof.
Oldest part of 3 structural bays and 2-storeys facing E. 3 long flush
casement windows to 1st floor of 3- and 2-lights. 3 large and 2 small
tall windows to ground floor. Small paned casements. Gabled porch to
door at S corner of S bay. Large external N gable chimney serves a
former ground floor service room with axial joists. Projecting
capped-off rear-wall chimney and adjoining stair projection off middle
room. Fireplace to S room also into same chimney. Axial chamfered beams
to middle and S bay. Timber frame exposed in front and rear walls
inside, with jowled posts, squint-butted scarf in wallplate,
clasped-purlin roof and straight wind-braces. Cast iron Boxmoor grazing
rights plaque No. 607. (Roberts(1975)No.39).
Listing NGR: TL0160501754
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Source: English Heritage
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