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Westley Farm, Meesden

Description: Westley Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160349

OS Grid Reference: TL4363031838
OS Grid Coordinates: 543630, 231838
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9665, 0.0893

Location: Meesden, Hertfordshire SG9 0AU

Locality: Meesden
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0AU

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Listing Text

(West side)

2/128 Westley Farm


House. C16 on earlier site, small extension to N and S and parallel rear
wing 1971. Timber frame on black stuccoed sill, plastered with panelled
pargetting on Ground Floor, exposed closs-studded timber framing on 1st
floor. Steep half-hipped old red tiled roofs. A 3-cells, 2-storeys,
internal chimney, lobby entry plan house facing E with a narrow chimney
bay, two wide bays to N, a smaller bay for parlour at S (extended by
half a bay in 1971). 3 small flush casement windows with small lights on
each floor. Gabled porch. Parallel narrow rear range stops short of S
end. 1 ½ storeys kitchen set back at N end with gabled dormer on roof
slope and open fronted garage to N. Interior has exposed timbers, curved
tension braces in rear wall, jowled posts, clasped-purlin roof re-using
soot blackened rafters from an earlier house, face-halved bladed scarf
joint in wallplate, back-to-back fireplaces, axial beam in parlour but
cross beams in part to N of chimney bay. Former stair behind chimney.
Mortices for 4-light diamond mullioned window in rear wall.

Listing NGR: TL4363031838

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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