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Description: Hill Farm House
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164112
OS Grid Reference: TL1514700854
OS Grid Coordinates: 515147, 200854
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6946, -0.3354
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TL 10 SE ALDENHAM WATLING STREET
3/64 Hill Farm House
House. Late C16 or early C17, extended and refronted early to mid C18
with later additions and alterations. Timber frame, brick casing. Part
rendered. Tiled roofs. Originally L plan: 2 bay lobby entry with 2 bay
cross wing to right. 2 storeys. Entrance front rendered, door to centre
with bracketed hood. 4-light casements to left. Double span roof, hipped
to left. Principal cross axial stack with 3 shafts, 2 diagonal with a
central square. C18 extension projects forward to right with a
first floor glazing bar sash under a gable with an end stack. Right
return or garden front: C18 brick, 4 windows. 2 ground floor glazed
doors, one to centre with a bracketed hood. Tripartite glazing bar
sashes. Gauged brick flat arched heads to ground floor openings. Moulded
brick eaves course. Fire insurance sign over door. Roof hipped to right.
Left return: C18 brick front is a small extension to original timber
frame. Entrance to left of centre. 2 and 4-light casements. Dentilled
brick eaves below 2 hipped roofs. Gabled dairy extension to left. To
rear of right hand bay from garden and in inner angle of L is second C17
stack, slightly extruded with an offset, 2 diagonal shafts. Lean-to
extensions in inner angle of L. Interior: much exposed timber. Large
brick double inglenook to principal stack with timber lintel, ogee
stopped chamfer. Secondary stack to rear has a 4 centred arched head to
fireplace, ovolo and ogee moulded brick to arch and jambs.
Listing NGR: TL1514700854
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Source: English Heritage
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