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Bonners, Flamstead

Description: Bonners

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 157843

OS Grid Reference: TL0791816702
OS Grid Coordinates: 507918, 216702
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8385, -0.4350

Location: Windmill Road, Flamstead, Hertfordshire LU1 4LQ

Locality: Flamstead
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: LU1 4LQ

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Listing Text

TL 01 NE
(North side)
26.1.67 (formerly listed as
Bonnor's Farmhouse)


Farmhouse, now a private house. C16 rear range, early C17 front block,
restored in 1930s. Timber frame exposed, on red brick sill with later
red brick infill. Red brick casing with grey headers to ground floor of
front block. Steep old red tile roofs. A large T-shaped house facing S
at a bend in the lane. Lower 2-storeys 5-bays older rear range has
narrow middle bay with large chimney serving the room to S of it, and 2
diagonally set square chimney shafts above roof. Casement windows and
plank doors. Structure characterised by jowled post, clasped-purlin roof
with collar, straight wind-braces and straight braces to tie-beams and
wallplates. S bay became a passage and dairy when taller symmetrical
front block erected. 2-storeys, cellar and attics, internal-chimney,
2-cells, lobby-entry plan with stair to rear of stack rising out of
parlour on W of entrance with cellar below (now entered externally).
Symmetrical S front with narrower central entrance and chimney
structural bay. 2 3-light casement windows on both floors with
rectangular leaded glazing, the upper windows flanked by small high
2-lights ovolo-moulded mullioned windows. Panelled door up 3 steps in
hip-roofed tile and brick porch. Blocked window over porch. Large
central chimney in narrow red brick with 3 diagonally set shafts with
corbelled caps. Interior has flint walls to cellar, ovolo moulded axial
beams in floors, straight corner braces in walls, parlour fireplace of
Totternhoe stone with depressed 4-centred arch head, very high lintel,
moulded jambs with high stops. Similar arrangement on 1st floor. Small
timber framed outshut in NE angle on half-level. Plank doors with old
iron fittings. Roof structure of 3-bays clasped-purlin type with very
heavy purlins to span the long end-bays. Heavy, inverted-wedge-shaped,
inclined queen-posts carry purlins. Squint-butted scarf joints to
wallplate. (VCH (1908)193: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0791816702

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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