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Corner Farm, Great Gaddesden

Description: Corner Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157867

OS Grid Reference: TL0658211732
OS Grid Coordinates: 506582, 211732
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7941, -0.4559

Location: Gaddesden Lane, Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP2 6HN

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

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Listing Text

TL 01 SE
(North side)
4/86 Corner Farm
- II

Farmhouse, now a private house. Mid C17, brick front on S and E mid C19,
extended to N and renovated 1985. Red brick on high flint sill with
timber framed cross-partitions, probable timber framed show-front
replaced by red brick in C19 and E gable rebuilt. Steep old red tile
roofs. A large rectangular house of 2-storeys and attics facing S with
lower rear wing stepping down to N. 3-cells, internal chimney, former
lobby-entry plan, with chimney a third from W end. 2 gabled dormers on
roof slope. Irregular fenestration with 5 recessed sash windows to 1st
floor and 2 French windows to ground floor. Interior has exposed posts,
ovolo-moulded axial beams with bar-stops to ground and 1st floor,
double-ovolo moulded fireplace lintel on ground floor on E side of
stack, 4-centred brick arched fireplace on floor over, 4-centred arched
stone moulded fireplace to W side on 1st floor with double ogee moulding
and moulded stops high on the jambs. 4-bays, wide-span, butt-purlin
roof. Single purlin to each slope supported by straight wind-braces, and
with rafters butt jointed to opposed faces of purlin. Numbered joints.
Closed framed partitions on each side of narrow chimney bay, slots in
tie-beams for diagonal braces springing from former timber framed front
wall. Present stair cuts through ovolo floor beam of 1st floor. Original
stair probably to rear of chimney.

Listing NGR: TL0658211732

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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