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Bassus Green Farmhouse (South West of Junction), Walkern

Description: Bassus Green Farmhouse (South West of Junction)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159649

OS Grid Reference: TL3034525735
OS Grid Coordinates: 530345, 225735
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9149, -0.1063

Location: Walkern, Hertfordshire SG2 7JG

Locality: Walkern
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7JG

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/12 No 1
(Bassus Green Farmhouse)
- (SW of junction)


House. C16. Timber frame, roughcast with steep old red tile
roofs, half hipped W end of kitchen wing. A 2-storeys, 3-cell
house facing S with a single-storey kitchen in line to W and a
long-storey dairy wing projecting N from the kitchen. House has
4 structural bays, the end bays partitioned with parlour at E and
service rooms at W. Formerly separate 2-bay outside kitchen at W
still open to roof, with stair to chamber over the dairy on N.
Lower bay of hall has chimney backing onto staircase and cross-
passage. Inserted internal gable chimney at E for parlour.
Central chimney inserted in kitchen. Interior has exposed close-
studding and curved tension-bracing in house and dairy wing.
Jowled posts with clasped-purlin roofs, in house with wind-braces
and edge-halved scarf joint with bridled butts in N wallplate.
Kitchen has jowled posts, angle-ties, close-studding, and
cambered tie-beams, with E corner posts about 0.5m from house.

Listing NGR: TL3034525735

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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