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Farmhouse at Bridges Farm, Walkern

Description: Farmhouse at Bridges Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159665

OS Grid Reference: TL3093524667
OS Grid Coordinates: 530935, 224667
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9052, -0.0981

Location: Walkern, Hertfordshire SG2 7JD

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/7 Farmhouse at
Bridges Farm


House. C18 with Cl7 or earlier kitchen wing. Timber frames
roughcast with steep old red tile roofs stepping down from W to
E. A 3-cell, 2-storeys, central chimney plan house facing S with
entrance at E to link to an older 2-bay, single-storey and attics
kitchen wing, with a further single-storey outhouse in-line to E.
S front of house has 3 windows to each floor, central chimney a
third from W, 6-panel flush beaded door at E end of front with
hood on shaped brackets, and canted bay window to parlour at W
end of front. Flush box sash windows with 6/6 panes. Kitchen
wing has 2 gabled dormers on the roof slope and 2 windows
flanking the door. Enriched fire surrounds c1800 to 2 ground
floor rooms and one similar on 1st floor with early C19 cast iron
hob. 2-panel doors with H-hinges and moulded architraves. Large
tie-beam in kitchen cut for insertion of central chimney.

Listing NGR: TL3093524667

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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