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Farmhouse at Sutes Farm, Thundridge

Description: Farmhouse at Sutes Farm

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 161058

OS Grid Reference: TL3664119000
OS Grid Coordinates: 536641, 219000
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8529, -0.0175

Location: Cambridge Cottages, Thundridge, Hertfordshire SG11 1BP

Locality: Thundridge
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG11 1BP

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Listing Text

High Cross
(east side)

4/1 & 9/1 Farmhouse at Sutes Farm
4.12.51 (Formerly listed as Sutes


Farmhouse. C14 aisled hall of the Swote family, altered in C17
and later. Timber frame on brick sill, white weatherboarded, N
wing plastered. Old red tile roofs. S range half-hipped, N wing
hipped.. 2-storeys T-plan house facing W with N and NW sides
rising sheer from the moat. The S range is the nave and E aisle
of the former aisled hall. 2-bays and short screens passage to S
(W aisle and service rooms to S demolished). On upper floor
there are the posts, arcade-plates and curved braces of the
aisled construction, tie-beam, arched braces and foot of crown-
post of spere-truss. Only lengthwise braces to collar purlin
remain. Large close-set joists in middle and E room of N wing on
a chamfered beam with small brackets each end (C14). Alterations
in C17 involved a floor and central chimney built in the hall and
a kitchen chimney in the N wing. West extension c1700 unheated.
Fireplace and stair of C19 with stair renewed in old turret in SE
angle, and S range weatherboarded (RCHM Typescript: RCHM (1911)

Listing NGR: TL3664119000

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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