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Farmhouse at Deas Farm, Benington

Description: Farmhouse at Deas Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159645

OS Grid Reference: TL3116922097
OS Grid Coordinates: 531169, 222097
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8820, -0.0957

Location: Whempstead Road, Benington, Hertfordshire SG2 7DH

Locality: Benington
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7DH

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Listing Text

Cutting Hill
(south side)

4/30 Farmhouse at Deas Farm



House. C15 open hall house, floors and chimney inserted in early
Cl7, N crosswing re-roofed on axis of house in later Cl7. Timber
frame roughcast with old red tile roof. A one and a half
storeys, 3-cell, central-chimney, lobby entry plan house facing
W, with chimney a third from S end and C19 external gable chimney
at N end. Originally open to roof throughout with hall, service
room in same range to S, and parlour to N of 2 bays framed
transverely. 4-light diamond mullioned window in rear wall of
parlour. Central chimney built at lower end of hall with winding
stair by stack entered from hall. 4 windows on W front with 2
gabled dormers at middle and S end. Flush casement windows
except flush box sash window to left of door. T-plan red brick
chimney. Interior has exposed close-studded walls, chamfered
axial beam in hall propped off fireplace lintol, exposed axial
joists in narrow service end with lower floor level, thin exposed
joists in parlour, edge-halved scarf joint with bridled butts in
rear wallplate at S end, single purlin in each slope of hall
roof, but 2 purlins to N end re-roofed later.

Listing NGR: TL3116922097

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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