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Castle Farmhouse and Adjoining Barns to West and North West, Wheathampstead

Description: Castle Farmhouse and Adjoining Barns to West and North West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 164008

OS Grid Reference: TL1577814751
OS Grid Coordinates: 515778, 214751
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8194, -0.3217

Location: Lower Luton Road, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL4 8JQ

Locality: Wheathampstead
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL4 8JQ

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/459 Castle Farmhouse
and adjoining barns to
W and NW.


Farmhouse. Mid-late C17. C18 red brick ground floor, upper
floor in C20 roughcast and half timber. Steep pitched plain tile
roof. 2 storeys and attics. Ridge has central red brick stack
with 4 joined shafts. Lobby entrance plan, door formerly on E
side. Part of original staircase behind stack remains on 1st
floor. Externally it retains small ground and 1st floor 2-light
casements with diamond mullions. C20 casements either side and
to front elevation. Later C17 single storey outbuilding adjoins
on S side. Adjoining this on the W is a C17-18 single storey
timber frame barn with weatherboarding and plain tile roof. 3
bays. Brick and flint base. Adjoining on NW is a C18 barn with
red brick walling and weatherboarded gables. Plain tile clasped
purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL1577814751

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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