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Description: Castle Farmhouse and Adjoining Barns to West and North West
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
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TL 11 SE WHEATHAMPSTEAD LOWER LUTON ROAD
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
Listing NGR: TL1577814751
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Source: English Heritage
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