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The Folly, Chipperfield

Description: The Folly

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 157600

OS Grid Reference: TL0416001099
OS Grid Coordinates: 504160, 201099
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6990, -0.4942

Location: Chipperfield, Hertfordshire WD4 9BX

Locality: Chipperfield
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD4 9BX

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Listing Text

TL 0401 (South side)

The Folly

- II

House. Late C17, C19 brick front, rear lean-to and division to 2 houses,
S bay C20. Timber frame on stuccoed sill, roughcast with red brick front
and steep old red tile roof, with slated 2-storeys part rear lean-to. A
2-cells, 2 storeys and attic, end chimneys plan house facing E, with
matching added S part. Its plot was probably an encroachment on the
common. Large external N gable chimney with one flue and enlarged base.
Before the S extension with a casement window to each floor the front
was symmetrical with a flush casement 3-light window on each side of the
porch on each floor. Twin 2-panel flush doors in single ornate lean-to
tiled porch with brackets and glazed arcading. Early C20 rectangular
wooden bay window inserted to RH of porch. Casements to attic and small
windows in N gable end facing common.

Listing NGR: TL0416001099

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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