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Description: Wheathampstead Place
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
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TL 1714 WHEATHAMPSTEAD STATION ROAD
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
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Source: English Heritage
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