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Grove Farmhouse, Flamstead

Description: Grove Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157818

OS Grid Reference: TL0737813421
OS Grid Coordinates: 507378, 213421
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8091, -0.4439

Location: Puddephat's Lane, Flamstead, Hertfordshire AL3 8AZ

Locality: Flamstead
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 8AZ

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Listing Text

TL 01 SE
(South side)
4/44 Grove Farmhouse
- Nos. 1, and 2

Farmhouse, now house (No. 2) and farmhouse at N half (No. 1). C17, N bay
brick cased in C18, the rest of the exterior brick cased in C19, mid C19
NW parlour wing, subdivided 1953. Timber frame exposed internally on 1st
floor in N bay. Red brick in Flemish-bond, NW wing in plum brick with
hipped slate roof. Old red tile roofs generally. A long 2-storeys and
cellar, 6 windows long building, facing E into yard. Built along slope
with ground much lower on E with many steps to door. C19 new entrance on
N into 2-storeys NW parlour wing. Lean-to extension at S end and gabled
2-storeys rear service wing at SW. Large internal chimney at centre of
house, external N gable chimney with 2 diagonally set square shafts. C19
external chimney at S gable. E front has regular array of 3 windows to
each side of centre and door under middle window in N part. 2-lights
cast-iron framed, small-paned windows to 1st floor, and similar 3-lights
windows to ground floor. Straight joint in brickwork to N part to N of
door. C19 NW parlour wing in plum brick with brighter red dressings,
Wallhead chimney on S wall and a window on each floor on W end and to RH
of door on N. Recessed sash windows with 6/6 panes to 1st floor and
margin-lights to ground floor. Segmental arches with chamfered jambs to
windows. Interior of ground floor in No. 1 has chamfered cross-beam in
front of central chimney. Sagging of roof between trusses suggest the
C17 chimney may be an insertion into an older 4-bays house.

Listing NGR: TL0737813421

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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