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Chandlers Farmhouse, Sarratt

Description: Chandlers Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 158906

OS Grid Reference: TQ0663198422
OS Grid Coordinates: 506631, 198422
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6745, -0.4593

Location: Chandlers Lane, Rickmansworth WD3 4HD

Locality: Sarratt
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD3 4HD

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Listing Text

(East side)
Chandler's Cross
6/262 Chandler's Farm House


House. Late C15. Extended, floored and heated in C17. Part brick cased
in C18. Extended and altered C20. Timber frame with red brick nogging
and casing. Tiled roofs. 2 bay open hall with lower cross wing, C17
upper cross wing added. 1 storey and attic, 2 storey wings. Entrance at
right end of hall with C20 gabled porch. C20 casements, cambered head to
3 light window, exposed wall plate and rafter ends. C20 3 light dormer
with moulded gable. Original wing to right has a slightly higher ridge,
originally probably jettied. 2 light casements, exposed rail, studs, tie
beam, struts to collar clasping purlins. C17 2 bay cross wing to left,
shallower pitch to roof, 2 light casements, exposed framing. Left return
has a ground floor C20 canted bay, first floor exposed framing with a
brace, 3 casements. Original external stack to rear gable end, base with
offsets incorporated into a tall lean-to outshut. Catslide roof over
continuous lean-to outshut to rear of hall with a C17 extruded stack,
large base with a window tapers up to cap. Right return has exposed
framing, an early C19 external stack towards front with a large base and
oven stepped up to narrow flue, first floor 2 light casement with
glazing bars and a moulded frame. Entrance to rear where cross wing
joins long C20 addition under a continuous roof. Interior: crown post
roof originally. C17 wing has a clasped purlin roof with windbraces.
(RCHM Typescript: Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ0663198422

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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