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Wheathampstead Place, Wheathampstead

Description: Wheathampstead Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 164027

OS Grid Reference: TL1778514201
OS Grid Coordinates: 517785, 214201
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8140, -0.2927

Location: Mt Road, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL4 8BU

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

14/478 Wheathampstead Place
(also known as Place Farm)
19.10.53 (formerly listed under High Street).


Farmhouse. Late medieval hall house, formerly with cross wings
both ends. N wing demolished. S wing was heightened in the C16,
and a red brick wing added at rear in early-mid C17. Timber
frame. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys. Gabled S wing has close-
studded ground floor and similar 1st floor on the N side. C16
red brick to left ground floor. Upper floor has reused timber
frame. N elevation has large C17 external chimney stack and S
elevation 2 similar stacks. C19 and C20 glazing bar casements.
Rear elevation comprises 2 gable ends. C17 cross-bar stair
window with leaded casements. Door with ovolo-moulded oak frame.
Interior has a mid-late Cl7 dogleg staircase with plain slate
balusters. Door of same date to ground floor with moulded stiles
and mutins. C16 stone fireplace in hall. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL1778514201

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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