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Priory Farm House on East of Junction with Hunsdon Road, Widford

Description: Priory Farm House on East of Junction with Hunsdon Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160012

OS Grid Reference: TL4204315906
OS Grid Coordinates: 542043, 215906
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8237, 0.0596

Location: Hunsdon Road, Widford, Hertfordshire SG12 8RA

Locality: Widford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8RA

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Listing Text

(east side)
Widford village

6/5 Priory Farm House
on E of junction with
- Hunsdon Road


House. Circa. 1692 possibly incorporating an older structure
(information from owner date said to be in deeds) extended to
rear c1880. Redbrick with occasional blue headers and red gauged
arches. Steep gabled old red tile roof. A tall symmetrical
house of 2 storeys and attics, 3 windows wide, facing S with its
gable towards the street behind a high red brick wall. 2 rooms,
central lobby and end chimneys plan house with shallow C19 2
storeys rear extension in red brick. The front has sash windows
with 6/6 panes and flat gauged arches. Projecting band at 1st
floor level, box eaves with steep gabled tiled roof and 2 gabled
dormers. Formerly 2 internal gable chimneys (right hand one
removed). 6-panel raised and fielded door with modern pilastered
doorcase with flat hood on shaped brackets. An historic small
Queen Anne brick farmhouse little altered. Prominent in views
when entering the village from W. Part of the architectural
group at the head of the High Street in the centre of the
Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4204315906

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Source: English Heritage

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