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Bullsland Farmhouse, Chorleywood

Description: Bullsland Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158727

OS Grid Reference: TQ0157294885
OS Grid Coordinates: 501572, 194885
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6436, -0.5335

Location: Bullsland Lane, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire WD3 5BG

Locality: Chorleywood
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD3 5BG

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Listing Text

(West side)
The Swillett

8/86 Bullsland Farm


House. Late C16 or early C17, altered C19 and C20. Timber frame with red
brick nogging. Part roughcast and tilehung. Tiled roofs. L plan: 3 bays
with a 3 bay cross wing to right. All 2 storeys. Entrance in right bay
of main range, later timber porch. C19 and C20 sashes, roughcast. Left
bay has original timber frame with curved braces exposed, re-assembled.
Left gable end has first floor jettied on brackets, exposed queen struts
to collar clasping purlins, curved struts from collar to principals.
Cross wing to right projects slightly. First floor jettied originally,
ground floor underbuilt. First floor tilehung with a 3 light window,
bargeboarded gable. Ridge stack inserted on right bay of main range.
Right return has exposed framing, posts, studs and braces, C19 sashes
and a C19 canted bay. Rear gable end of cross wing has exposed frame
above ground floor, jowled posts. An external C18 stack with an offset,
rebuilt cap. To rear of main range C18 continuous lean-to outshut under
a catslide roof. Interior: original window openings exposed with
mortices for diamond timber mullions, wattle and daub infill, stop
chamfered binding beams, curved braces to clasped purlin roof, wind

Listing NGR: TQ0157294885

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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