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Eastbrook Hay Farmhouse and Attached Barn, Great Gaddesden

Description: Eastbrook Hay Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157856

OS Grid Reference: TL0660110858
OS Grid Coordinates: 506601, 210858
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7862, -0.4559

Location: Cupid Green Lane, Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP2 6JW

Locality: Great Gaddesden
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP2 6JW

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Listing Text

TL 0l SE
(East side)
4/75 Eastbrook Hay Farmhouse
- and attached barn


Farmhouse and attached barn. Probably C17, brick cased and rear wing in
C18 or early C19. C17 barn. Red brick encasing timber frame, steep old
red tile roofs, rear wing hipped. Barn timber framed and black
weatherboarded with steep old red tile roof. A long, 2-storeys, 3-cells
house facing S, with single-storey brick and tile scullery at W end
linking house to a tall 2-bays barn with double doors into the W bay. 3
windows to each floor and gabled porch a third from W end. Segmental
arches to ground floor windows, stucco plinth, and corbelled eaves
course. 4-light ground floor C19 casement windows to right of porch with
3-light windows over. 2-light over 3-light window to left of porch. Very
large external rear wall chimney to hall in middle of block with axial
chamfered and hollow stopped beam and inglenook with 2 small windows.
External gable chimneys to parlour at E and kitchen at W. 2-storeys
hipped rear wing to rear of parlour but entered by passage off hall.
Interior has exposed post and tie-beam next upper landing of stair,
chamfered axial beams, boarded floor and panelled dado to parlour,
re-used double-ovolo moulded axial beam in dairy of mid C17 date. Fine
cast iron figured fireback and cast iron kettle crane in hall fireplace.

Listing NGR: TL0660110858

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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