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Water Lane Farm and Adjoining South Barn, Bovingdon

Description: Water Lane Farm and Adjoining South Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157578

OS Grid Reference: TL0155102544
OS Grid Coordinates: 501551, 202544
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7124, -0.5315

Location: Water Lane, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire HP3 0NA

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

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Listing Text

TL 00 SW (East side)

6/51 Water Lane Farm and
- adjoining S Barn

- II

Farmhouse, now a private house and adjoining barn. Barn C17, lower S part
of house probably C17, N part of house C18. Painted brick walls and steep
hipped red tile roofs to house, steep old red tile roof to barn. Older S
part of house of 1½ storeys and originally 2 cells with rear-wall
projecting chimney to LH cell with entrance. Trimming suggests stair in
RH cell. Central flat topped dormer and central door flanked by 3-light
casement windows, all renewed. Taller and wider, 2-storeys and basement,
2 cells main house facing W with rear wall chimney to N cell and S gable
internal chimney. 3 windows W front symmetrical with central door. Small
paned recessed Yorkshire sliding casements under gauged flat arches to
1st floor: 3-light casements to ground floor and 4-panelled door up 2
steps with flat arch. Tall 3-bays S barn with gabled central porch on S,
opposed double door on N, and wind vane on W gable end. Clasped purlin
roof on jowled posts and angled queen-posts. (Roberts(1975)No.41).

Listing NGR: TL0155102544

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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