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MacKerye End Farmhouse, Wheathampstead

Description: MacKerye End Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 164014

OS Grid Reference: TL1573415686
OS Grid Coordinates: 515734, 215686
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8278, -0.3220

Location: Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 5DS

Locality: Wheathampstead
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL5 5DS

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Listing Text


3/465 Mackerye End Farmhouse



Farmhouse. Early C17 or possibly late C16. Mid C19 gabled
addition on left front side. Timber frame. Combed pargetting.
Plain tile hipped roof. Large square red brick chimney stack
near left end. Rear elevation has 4 C19 glazing bar casements
and 3 hipped casement dormers. 2 early C19 doorcases with shaped
brackets and pediment hoods. C18-19 lean to additions on rear
left end enclose an early C18 external chimney stack. Interior
has a square central hall. Room above has a good c,1700
bolection moulded fireplace. C19 wing is colour washed brick and
has 3 glazing bar casements. Gabled porch with elliptical arch.
Literary association with Charles Lamb. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1573815694

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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