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Summerswood Farm House, Ridge

Description: Summerswood Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164312

OS Grid Reference: TQ2151099537
OS Grid Coordinates: 521510, 199537
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6815, -0.2438

Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 5PQ

Locality: Ridge
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD6 5PQ

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Listing Text

(East side)
Well End

8/257 Summerswood
- Farm House

- II

House. Probably late C17, altered and extended mid to late C19 and C20.
Exposed timber frame with brick nogging over brick base to original
range. Brick extensions. All whitewashed or rendered. Slate and tile
roofs. Originally L-shaped with 3 bay lobby entry front. Extended and re-
roofed with gables to front. 2 storeys. Central entrance with gabled,
weatherboarded porch. Flanking C20 2 and 3 light casements. First floor
horizontal sliding sashes and central casement. 3 gables to front, that
to centre much smaller with sham timber studs. Large square central
stack on middle ridge corbelled out below original cap, extended upwards
in C19. Catslide over brick addition to left. Original rear wing to left
with external stack on rear gable. Entrance to rear on left return. C20
casements on right return. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ2151099537

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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