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Rye End Farmhouse, Kimpton

Description: Rye End Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 162075

OS Grid Reference: TL1958818929
OS Grid Coordinates: 519588, 218929
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8561, -0.2650

Location: Kimpton, Hertfordshire SG4 8SU

Locality: Kimpton
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8SU

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Listing Text


6/128 Rye-end Farmhouse



Farmhouse. C16 or earlier central hall; C17 E cross wing forming
L plan. Timber frame. Red brick and plaster infill. Some old
parqetting. Plain tile roofs. Tall central ridge chimney stack
with 4 joined shafts. 2 bays to right, including lean-to
projection. Cross wing on left is 2 bays deep with clasped
purlin roof and C19 external chimney stack on N gable end flanked
by small oven bay, Dart timber frame and tiled. At E end is a
curious late C18 addition with crenellated parapet. Square, red
brick, hipped plain tile roof. Floor bands. Single arched
windows. Windows are mostly glazing bar casements, but some C17
or C18 square leaded casements. Interior: Open brick fireplace
is set in timber frame smoke bay, sooted plaster exposed on 1st
floor. Roll moulded floor beam and fireplace lintel.

Listing NGR: TL1958818929

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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