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Fairclough Hall Farmhouse, Weston

Description: Fairclough Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162731

OS Grid Reference: TL2773728973
OS Grid Coordinates: 527737, 228973
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9446, -0.1430

Location: Weston, Hertfordshire SG4 7DP

Locality: Weston
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7DP

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Listing Text

TL 22 NE (East side)

5/119 Fairclough Hall Farmhouse
27.5.68 (formerly listed as
Faircloth Hall)


Farmhouse. C17 or earlier, brick cased and altered in C18/C19. Timber
frame roughcast. Chequered red and blue brick ground floor at rear.
Steep old red tile roofs, S wing half-hipped at E. A 2-storeys, L-shaped
house at W of farmyard facing W with slightly higher S wing. An internal
chimney, 3-cells, lobby-entry plan with large external N gable chimney
with 2 diagonally set square shafts and crow-step decoration to parlour
and chamber over on left of lobby entry. Rear entrance next angle of
wings possibly marks the line of an earlier cross-entry to lower end of
hall. 2 large projecting chimneys to S side of crosswing, and further
internal chimney at junction of wings. W front has 4 windows to ground
floor, 2 to 1st floor and entrance a third from N end opposite chimney.
4-lights flush casement windows flank the gabled open timber porch to
the half-glazed 6-panels door. 3-lights windows to 1st floor. 3 casement
windows to 1st floor and 2 to ground floor on S side and small porch to
entrance next LH corner. Panelled room on 1st floor at W, RCHM noted
c.1909 that large open fireplaces to internal stack had been infilled,
cambered tie-beams on 1st floor, and 2 doors made of early C17 oak
panelling with contemporary hinges. Then called Hall Green Farm formerly
Faircloth Hall after family of Fairclough owners in 1461 and up to 1634.
(RCHM (1911)175: VCH (1912)237).

Listing NGR: TL2773728973

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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