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Beeches Farmhouse, Brent Pelham

Description: Beeches Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 160135

OS Grid Reference: TL4459530431
OS Grid Coordinates: 544595, 230431
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9536, 0.1027

Location: Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire SG9 0HJ

Locality: Brent Pelham
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0HJ

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Listing Text


3/20 Beeches Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
19.10.51 The Beeches)

- II*

Late C16 or early Cl7 manor house, timber framed and plastered on brick
base. L-shaped with short kitchen wing at rear, two storeys and attics.
The main block was altered in C18 and C19, and some of its internal fittings
were removed to Brent Pelham Hall early this century. The most important
features ware the three fine Cl7 chimney stacks, one at each end of the main
block and one at the rear of the main block; they each have three octagonal
shafts with moulded caps. The end chimney stacks contain the attic windows
- two-light brick moulded mullions - lighting the attic, which runs the
whole length of the main block. The front has four window range of three-
and four-light leaded casements to the upper storey. The ground floor windows
were altered in C18 and there is a bay window at each end. Six panel entrance
door with pediment head. Interior contains timber panelled dining room,
Cl7 decorative stone fireplaces, timber spiral staircase, C18 raised and
fielded panelling.

Listing NGR: TL4459530431

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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