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Wants End Farmhouse, King's Walden

Description: Wants End Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162818

OS Grid Reference: TL1616624567
OS Grid Coordinates: 516166, 224567
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9075, -0.3127

Location: 4 Plough Lane, Kings Walden, Hertfordshire SG4 8LA

Locality: King's Walden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8LA

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Listing Text


4/26 Wants End Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17 or earlier S crosswing, hall range altered in C17 or
early C18. Timber frame, roughcast upper part of wing, ground floor
cased in old red brick in English-bond. C18 plum brick casing to hall
range with red dressings and heightened by 6 courses of chequer
brickwork at eaves. Steep old red tile roofs. A T-shape roofed block
facing E with S side of S crosswing to road. Large square chimney with
cruciform diagonal group of shafts at junction of wings with lobby
entrance beside it. 2-storeys wing has 2-lights casement window to each
floor. Lower hall range has 2 2-lights casement windows and 2 gabled
dormers at eaves with similar windows. C19 internal N gable chimney

Listing NGR: TL1616624567

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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