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Lordship Farmhouse, Holwell

Description: Lordship Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 163033

OS Grid Reference: TL1639032914
OS Grid Coordinates: 516390, 232914
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9825, -0.3066

Location: 10 Pirton Road, Holwell, Hertfordshire SG5 3SS

Locality: Holwell
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 3SS

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Listing Text

TL 13 SE (West side)

2/23 Lordship Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17 or earlier. Timber frame on tarred brick plinth,
roughcast, painted brick casing to parts of ground floor, steep old red
tile roofs. A 2-storeys asymmetrical H-plan house, set back from road,
facing S into yard, with 2-storeys and attics W parlour crosswing, long
E service crosswing with lean-to and single-storey gabled extensions on
E. Gabled porch in angle with E wing. Large internal chimney probably
built as an insertion in a former cross-passage at E end of hall range,
2 diagonally set square shafts. Similar shafts to projecting chimney on
W wall of W crosswing. Rectangular projecting chimney on E side of E
crosswing enclosed in gabled extension. S front has a flush 3-light
casement window on each floor of hall range and each crosswing.
Dripboards across W wing gable at 1st floor and eaves level. Rear (N)
elevation has 2-light casement windows, small window to stair in NE
corner of parlour crosswing, and fine Jacobean 2-storeys canted bay
window to recessed hall range, with its own gabled roof, ovolo transomed
mullioned leaded lights, and iron opening lights. Rear door to N end of
cross-passage. Hall floor carried on axial beam.

Listing NGR: TL1639032914

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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