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Holmes Farmhouse, Walkern

Description: Holmes Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159667

OS Grid Reference: TL3114624875
OS Grid Coordinates: 531146, 224875
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9070, -0.0950

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)

4/9 Holmes Farmhouse


House. Cl7 or earlier. Timber frame on brick sill, roughcast
with steep old red tile roofs. Ground floor at front cased in
C18 red brick. A tall 2-storeys house facing E with a higher
crosswing at N and rear outshot. Gabled crosswing has 2-storeys,
attic and cellar, with staircase in rear part. Door next
crosswing and large central chimney rising through front slope
leaving only a narrow room between it and S end. One window to
each floor in house and crosswing. 3-light flush casement
windows with 2-light to attic. Side-purlin roof structure. 3-
light diamond mullioned window in N wall of crosswing. Later
internal chimney at N end.

Listing NGR: TL3114624875

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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