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Town Farm House (On Corner of Stortford Road), Standon

Description: Town Farm House (On Corner of Stortford Road)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 161136

OS Grid Reference: TL3964122538
OS Grid Coordinates: 539641, 222538
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8839, 0.0275

Location: Stortford Road, Standon, Hertfordshire SG11 1LP

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/3 Town Farm House
(on corner of
Stortford Road)


Farmhouse, now a house. Late medieval open hall house; floored
and chimney inserted in late C16; brick front and slate roof said
to be of 1789 (RCHM Typescript). Timber frame plastered with red
brick casing to S front and front half of W end. Steep pitched
hipped roof now slated. 2 storeys E crosswing and former open
hall of unusual proportions, heightened to 2 storeys throughout
in C16 or later. Hall chimney rebuilt in C18 and external E
gable chimney added c1789 to heat parlour E of hall. 3 windows
brick S front with pilasters, floor band and moulded parapet
cornice. Recessed sash windows with 2/2 panes under flat gauged
arches with louvred shutters. 6-panel moulded door to left of
centre has eliptical blind fanlight and a C19 round-headed porch.
External gable chimneys to E and W. Interior has framing of N
wall exposed on stair, cambered tie-beam and chamfered arched
braces in E wing, and moulded wooden jambs and cambered lintel of
hall fireplace probably surviving from an earlier timber framed
chimney (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3964122538

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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