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Plashes Farm, Standon

Description: Plashes Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 161047

OS Grid Reference: TL3796520334
OS Grid Coordinates: 537965, 220334
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8645, 0.0023

Location: Standon, Hertfordshire SG11 1ES

Locality: Standon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG11 1ES

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Listing Text

Colliers End
(north side)

8/13 Plashes Farm
(Formerly listed as Plashes
4.10.83 Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. Early C17. S range possibly rather earlier,
additions to front in early C18. Timber frame roughcast with old
red tile roofs and brick sill. A T-plan house facing E with
crosswing on S and single-storey kitchen on N end, with later
pantiled and weatherboarded lean-to on its rear. Wide C18 gabled
wing built on front in angle of projecting S wing with main
range. Single-storey C19 timber porch and rustic verandah with
fishscale slate hipped roof on E face of S wing wrapped round the
S corner. A post supports an overhanging stair projection in the
rear angle of the projecting S wing with the main range.
Crosswing has 2 rooms with large central chimney. Small central
window on S wall possibly for former stair. Parlour on E has
later cellar below. Main range has a staircase and 2 unheated
rooms with passage running through to kitchen on N end. C18
front wing has narrow entrance hall leading to staircase giving a
centralised plan. A bedroom and attic over. Front has flush box
sash windows with 6/6 panes, 3 above one another in E end of S
wing, 2 on the upper floor of the C18 gabled extension, and one
to the right of the wooden porch on the ground floor. The
entrance with panelled door and hooded doorcase is in the re-
entrant angle on the right. S side of S wing has 2 buttresses
and stepped underpinning to the brick sill and 2 flush box sash
windows on each floor, one each side of the small stair window in
line with the central chimney. 6/6 panes to the upper floor, 6/3
panes. and 8/8 panes to the ground floor. (RCHM Typescript)

Listing NGR: TL3796520334

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Source: English Heritage

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