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Montgrove Farmhouse, Hexton

Description: Montgrove Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163025

OS Grid Reference: TL1026228155
OS Grid Coordinates: 510262, 228155
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9410, -0.3974

Location: Hexton, Hertfordshire SG5 3JP

Locality: Hexton
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 3JP

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Listing Text

TL 12 NW (West side)

4/15 Montgrove Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. N range 1740-60, parallel S range early C19. N range red
brick in Flemish-bond, S range white brick painted, steep pitched red
tile roofs, the S range a gambrel roof. A tall, 2 storeys, cellar and
attics house facing N over a courtyard of farm buildings at a lower
level. 3 windows wide with end-chimneys projecting and rear stair.
Symmetrical N front with slightly projecting pedimented centre, plinth,
plat-band, and box eaves, with brackets added in early C19 to match S
front. 1st floor has 2 sash windows with 10/10 panes and segmental
arches, and a 2-light casement window over the entrance. Semi-circular
lunette window central to attic. Battened door up 2 steps with flat
moulded hood. 2-light small-pane casement windows to ground floor with
cambered heads. S front 3 windows wide with recessed sash windows of 2/2
panes and flat gauged arches. Paired brackets to eaves cornice. 2 triple
sash windows to ground floor and moulded 4-panels door in middle in a
glazed screen under a lean-to open timber porch. Small window to right
of porch. S range has internal gable fireplaces, stair in entrance hall
replacing older stair of N range. Interior of N range has 2 cross-beams
to each room and central lobby. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1026228155

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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