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Farmhouse at Lites Farm, Ardeley

Description: Farmhouse at Lites Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159536

OS Grid Reference: TL3237625561
OS Grid Coordinates: 532376, 225561
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9129, -0.0768

Location: Ardeley, Hertfordshire SG2 7AZ

Locality: Ardeley
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7AZ

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Listing Text

(north side)

10/1 Farmhouse at
Lites Farm


House. Late C16, altered in early C19. Timber frame on stucco
plinth. Roughcast with steep pitched roof now slated. A small
one and a half storeys, 2-cell, central chimney, lobby entry
house, facing S. 3 structural bays with cut tie-beam a third
from W end with C17 chimney built against it on E side. Parlour
at E end with chamfered axial joists and trimming for stair. 2-
bay E part with C18 rebuild of fireplace incorporating an oven.
Chamfered axial beamsupported off fireplace lintol. Curved
tension braces in walls and jowled posts. 2 windows S front with
central gabled porch and large gabled dormer on eaves to E part.
3-light flush casement windows. 4-panel flush beaded door.
Mentioned in Court Roll of 1674, and possibly a medieval manor
house. (VCH (1912) 194).

Listing NGR: TL3237625561

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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