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Walkers Farmhouse, Meesden

Description: Walkers Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160358

OS Grid Reference: TL4260632644
OS Grid Coordinates: 542606, 232644
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9740, 0.0747

Location: Meesden, Hertfordshire SG9 0BB

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

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Listing Text

(South side)

8/137 Walkers Farmhouse


House. C15 or early C16 E cross wing, hall range rebuilt in C18 and
lean-to room against jettied N front of crosswing. Timber frame on white
stucco sill. Exposed frame with white panel infill on present E front
with steep thatch roof hipped and carried down over N lean-to. Tiled and
white weatherboarded W range, dark weatherboarding to N lean-to. A
picturesque 2-storeys house facing E composed of the jettied remaining,
2-bays, crosswing of a late medieval house added to and extended to N
and W. 2 windows to each floor on E front. 3-light flush small-panes
casement windows. Plank door under gabled hood gives access through N
lean-to which has the old jetty exposed inside. Heavy jowled posts
cambered tie-beams and single-frame collar rafter roof. Mortices for
cross partition formerly dividing Ground Floor. Stair formerly in NW
corner. Mortices for 4-light diamond mullioned window under jetty, and
shutter groove for 1st floor window. Jowled posts to jetty. Heavy studs
in walls. Large chimney at SW adjoining rear wing probably C18.

Listing NGR: TL4260632644

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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