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Drages Farm House, Reed

Description: Drages Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162609

OS Grid Reference: TL3641636026
OS Grid Coordinates: 536416, 236026
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0059, -0.0140

Location: High Street, Reed, Hertfordshire SG8 8AH

Locality: Reed
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG8 8AH

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Listing Text

TL 33 NE (East side)

3/151 Drages Farm House


House. Early to mid C17, extended mid C19. Earlier building has exposed
timber frame with some weatherboarding and red brick facing. Steeply
pitched thatched roof. Later building is timber frame or brick,
roughcast with a slate roof. Originally a small single cell with a
lean-to outshut, 2 storeys and attic. C19 2 bay lobby entry 2 storey
addition on one side, now front. Early house to rear has a gable end
facing road. Ground floor two 2 light small pane flush frame casements
with exposed framing over a brick and flint base, pentice boards to
weatherboarded upper levels with 3 and 1 light small pane casements,
bargeboards with finial. 2 bay right return, close studding with middle
rail, 1 and 2 light small pane flush frame casements. Towards rear a
brick, tile coped rounded oven projection. Rear gable end casements,
exposed framing and an internal stack with rebuilt capping. Lean-to
outshut from original rear has a catslide roof, entrance in short end
with an open thatched porch, red brick on return or original rear face.
To front and set to left is C19 addition with a central entrance, plank
door with bracketed hood, 20:20 pane iron glazing bar horizontal sliding
sashes in flush moulded frames. Boxed eaves. Central ridge stack.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TL3641636026

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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