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Moffats Farmhouse, North Mymms

Description: Moffats Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 158528

OS Grid Reference: TL2485904146
OS Grid Coordinates: 524859, 204146
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7221, -0.1938

Location: Moffats Lane, North Mymms, Hertfordshire AL9 7RT

Locality: North Mymms
Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL9 7RT

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Listing Text

Brookmans Park
(north side)

11/264 No 65
(Moffats Farmhouse)

- II*

House, formerly farmhouse. Earlier C15 open hall, floored over
in C16/17. C15 or C16 right gabled cross wing. Earlier C17 left
gabled cross wing and rear staircase tower. Renovated mid-1960s.
Plastered walls. Flint and red brick plinth. Steep plain tile
roof, the ridge having a broad C17 red brick chimney stack on
left centre. 1-window centre bay has ground floor and boxed
attic only. 2-storey right wing has 3-light restored casements.
Left wing has upper floors jettied on thin joists and exposed
studwork in narrow scantling. Small square 2-light attic window
with ovolo mullion. 3-light 1st floor window with replacement
mullions. Gabled porch in reused red brick. Rear stair turret
is at right angles to the C17 wing, its gable end having a 3-
light ovolo-mullioned window and its rear wall 2 2-light similar
windows on ground and 1st floors. The upper right window retains
2 diamond mullions and the ground floor ones have small stained
glass panels which may be C17. Stair intact. Interior of C17
wing has moulded 4-centre arch fireplace to ground floor and
simpler one to 1st floor. The house is said to be associated
with the nursery rhyme 'Little Miss Muffett'. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2486004148

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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