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Description: Grist House Farm
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157889
OS Grid Reference: TL0443409928
OS Grid Coordinates: 504434, 209928
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7783, -0.4876
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GREAT GADDESDEN LEIGHTON BUZZARD ROAD(A4146)
TL 00 NW
5/110 Grist House Farm
Farmhouse, now a private house. Circa 1700, NW extension in angle of
house and rear wing c.1800 and brick rear wall. Timber frame on brick
sill in Flemish-bond, lower sill on S side in English-bond. Roughcast
front and sides, red brick rear wall. Steep hipped old red tile roof.
Slate roofed lean-to on N end, rustic timber 2-bays loggia on S end. A
square, 2-storeys and cellar house, set back from road, facing E, with 2
windows to each floor. Flush box sash windows with 2/2 panes, deeper on
ground floor. Half-glazed early C19 flush beaded panelled door in
centre with moulded wooden surround and later gabled rustic porch.
Originally L-shaped with 2 windows, central-chimney S range. Transomed
2-light casement windows. Extended to square double-pile plan with
chimneys on mid-wall and central entrance and staircase. Interior: has
unjowled posts to frame, chamfered axial beams in front range, original
moulded plank door.
Listing NGR: TL0443409928
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Source: English Heritage
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