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Description: The Elms Including Former Barn Range Linked to East End
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162778
OS Grid Reference: TL2140827455
OS Grid Coordinates: 521408, 227455
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9324, -0.2355
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WYMONDLEY STEVENAGE ROAD
TL 2127 (North side)
11/166 The Elms including
27.5.68 former barn range
linked to E end
Farmhouse and barn, now all one house. C16, used by maltsters from 1695,
C18 W wing, altered and linked to barn on E during C19 or early C20.
Timber frame house and barn, red and black brick W wing and casing to
ground floor of timber frame. Roughcast upper part. Steep old red tile
roofs. A 2-storeys, internal-chimney plan house, set back, with its S
gable towards the road, lower barn range almost parallel to E linked by
single-storey part at its N end, and 2-storeys and attics W wing with
present entrance facing S. Large internal stack of old house has shafts
set in diagonal cruciform pattern above massive base. External large W
gable chimney to W wing. S front has a gabled dormer on the roofslope,
moulded eaves cornice, plat band, roof of W wing extended to engage the
S end of the old house. This end has a treble sash window to 1st floor
above a canted sashed bay window. 3 windows to each floor of W wing.
Flush-box sash windows with flat gauged arches and 6/6 panes. Recessed
6-panels door with flush beaded panels. Cambered head in wooden doorcase
with pilasters, full entablature, and moulded dripboard. E side of old
house has flush casement windows with leaded glazing. Barn on E may have
had floor inserted c.1695 for use as malting or malt store. Its long E
wall has exposed timbers, with close-studding over a plastered brick
base. Red brick infill panels, painted below the eaves. Internal lateral
chimney to rear part. (inf Mr. Farris).
Listing NGR: TL2140827455
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Source: English Heritage
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