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Venus Hill Farm, Flaunden

Description: Venus Hill Farm

Grade: II
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

Location: Venus Hill, Flaunden, Hertfordshire HP3 0PG

Locality: Flaunden
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP3 0PG

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Listing Text

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

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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