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Sleapshyde Farmhouse, Colney Heath

Description: Sleapshyde Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 163564

OS Grid Reference: TL2034106901
OS Grid Coordinates: 520341, 206901
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7479, -0.2582

Location: Sleapshyde Lane, Colney Heath, Smallford, Hertfordshire AL4 0SE

Locality: Colney Heath
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL4 0SE

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Listing Text

(north east side)

11/29 Sleapshyde Farmhouse



Farmhouse. Early C16 hall house, altered and floored in later
C17. Timber frame. Cement-rendered with combed pargetting in
panels. Half-hipped plain tile roof with massive C17 red brick
chimney stack at centre. 2 storeys. 3 C20 glazing bar
casements. C20 door beneath stack. Gabled tiled door hood with
slender early Cl9 cast iron columns. Rear elevation shows a
central gabled stair tower behind the stack, and at N single-
storey C17-18 service extension with large oven stack on gable
end. The interior is 4 bays. Former hall to right of stack,
parlour bay to left; mid C16 extension on left end; service bay
on right end. Hall ground floor has fine late C17 bolection-
moulded panelling, enriched cornice and eared fire surround; 2-
panelled door and panelled carving to beam. C17 turned balusters
to stair landing. Heavy curved braces in walls and heavy jointed
post in SW corner to 1st floor.

Listing NGR: TL2034106901

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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