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Pound Farm, Flamstead

Description: Pound Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157840

OS Grid Reference: TL0783214497
OS Grid Coordinates: 507832, 214497
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8187, -0.4370

Location: Trowley Hill Road, Flamstead, Hertfordshire AL3 8EE

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

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Listing Text

TL 0714
(West side)
9/60 No. 30 (Pound Farm)

Farmhouse, now a private house. C17 or earlier, brick casing C17 and
C18, S wing late C18. Timber frame in N range and S stable encased in
red brick, narrow C17 brick in English bond to stable and lower part of
S wall, Flemish-bond elsewhere. Dark weatherboarded W gable and W
kitchen, roughcast S gable. Steep old red tile roofs, hip at NE corner.
An L-shaped house of 2-storeys and dis-used attics, now entered from E.
Long N range formerly entered from S has a single-storey kitchen
extension at W beyond an external gable chimney, internal chimney to
middle, E end of roof altered when S parlour wing added on road front
with lateral chimney. This probably replaced a service wing linking to
single-storey stable. E front has 4 windows to both floors irregularly
placed and 4-panels flush-beaded door into E end of N range under a
gabled tiled open timber porch. 2-light casements to 1st floor, 3-lights
to ground floor with segmental arches. Projecting front wall chimney
between windows of S wing. 2-light casement windows to N range without
arches or face lintels. Brick curbed well outside in angle of wings.
Interior has C18 2-panels doors generally, exposed bay-posts in N wall
of N range and mortices in tie-beams for braces formerly springing from
posts in S wall. Jowled posts, clasped-purlin roof on queen-strut with
collar trusses. Stair rises beside internal chimney. Complex truss in N
wing to get over junction of wallplates at different heights.
Clasped-purlin roof with straight inclined queen-posts in stable.

Listing NGR: TL0783214497

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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