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Description: Nicoll Farm House
Date Listed: 20 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 164204
OS Grid Reference: TQ1846896062
OS Grid Coordinates: 518468, 196062
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6509, -0.2890
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TQ 19 NE ELSTREE ALLUM LANE
7/154 No. 34
20.7.82 (Nicoll Farm House)
House. c.1500, c,1600 crosswing, altered mid C17. Early and mid C18
extension, alteration and refronting. C19 and C20 additions. Timber
frame originally. Brick walls, whitewashed to front, some
weatherboarding. Tiled roof. Originally 3 bays with 2-bay open hall,
parlour crosswing added to right. Now 2 storeys. Entrance to far left of
original house with later hipped roofed porch. Early C18 1 bay kitchen
extension to left and 2 bays of house brick fronted in early C18 with
plat band over first floor and parapet. Timber casements with segmental
heads. C17 cross axial ridge stack to left of original house, 3 diagonal
shafts. Later C18 brick front to right bay of hall and parlour wing.
Plat band and parapet. Ground floor casements and C19 French windows. 2
first floor sashes. Right return of parlour wing has original English
bond external stack partly hidden by C19 addition with lower roof. Left
return: weatherboarded first floor, half hip to roof. C20 rear extension
to left. Rear gable to parlour wing. External C18 stack to rear of hall.
Ground floor casements. First floor horizontal sliding sashes. Interior:
only soot blackened hall roof with clasped purlins and wind braces
remains from c.1500. Clasped purlin roof to wing. Mid C17 floor inserted
on stopped ovolo moulded beams. Mid C19 wall extends forward from front
dividing garden from farmyard. Attached brick piers with ball finials
and gates. (RCHM Typescript)
Listing NGR: TQ1846896062
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Source: English Heritage
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