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Monks Green Farmhouse, Brickendon Liberty

Description: Monks Green Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 160663

OS Grid Reference: TL3341208550
OS Grid Coordinates: 533412, 208550
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7598, -0.0683

Location: Brickendon, Hertfordshire SG13 8QL

Locality: Brickendon Liberty
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG13 8QL

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Listing Text

(South side)

3/57 Monks Green Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16 former open hall house, floor inserted C18, rear
extensions to form a new symmetrical N front C19. Timber frame
roughcast, painted brick casing up to heads of ground floor windows. N
extensions in painted brickwork. Steep old red tile roofs half-hipped at
E end. A long, 1½-storeys, internal chimney plan house in an isolated
farmstead, entered from S but with C19 N extension with single-storey
centre between 2 lower wings ending in canted bay windows. Gabled dormer
central on main roof. S front has 4 gabled dormers at eaves. 5 windows
at ground floor, 2-canted and one rectangular bay windows. Door near W
end flanked by 2-lights casement windows. 5 structural bays with
entrance into 2nd from W. W bay axially divided. Axial chamfered beams
with hollow stops. Exposed posts in walls. N extension has encaustic
tiles, coloured glass margin to leaded lancet lights. 2-panel
ovolo-moulded door. Edge-halved scarf joint with bridled butts in old
wallplate. Old strap hinges to doors.

Listing NGR: TL3341208550

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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