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Pound Farmhouse, Sandridge

Description: Pound Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 163907

OS Grid Reference: TL1701010578
OS Grid Coordinates: 517010, 210578
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7816, -0.3052

Location: 19 B651, Sandridge, Hertfordshire AL4 9DD

Locality: Sandridge
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL4 9DD

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/363 Pound Farmhouse



Farmhouse. Late C15 or early C16, extended and altered C17, C18
and C19. Timber frame. Roughcast walling. Plain tile gable end
roof. 2 storeys. 4-window elevation has, on left, a large
early-mid C19 venetian window, triple hung with gothic glazing
bars to arched central light. On right side are 3 cast iron
casements of 3-4 lights. Central mid-late C18 wooden doorcase
with Doric pilasters, enriched entablature and mutuled pediment.
Door has 4 moulded and 2 glazed panes. The house has 5 bays, the
N bay a C17 addition. S bay was a 2-storey wing to a 3-bay hall
in centre. These 3 bays have smoke-blackened roof timbers and
partition. Cambered tie beam with massive crown strut. The S
bay has, to ground floor, early-mid C19 detail. C18 chimney
stack inserted between this on next bay. S gable end is mid-late
C18 chequered red brick with floor band and burnt header lozenge
pattern. At the rear of the house is a large early C18 2-storey
extension with twin hipped roof, plastered walls and dentilled
brick eaves. N wall of extension with tall red brick stack,
corbelled at top. Good early-mid C18 staircase in centre of
house. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1701010578

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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