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Pursley Farm House, Shenley

Description: Pursley Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164322

OS Grid Reference: TL1923200187
OS Grid Coordinates: 519232, 200187
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6878, -0.2766

Location: London Road, Shenley, Hertfordshire WD7 9EN

Locality: Shenley
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD7 9EN

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Listing Text

(Northeast side)

7/267 No. 2
(Pursley Farm House)


House. Mid to late C17, extended and altered c.1840. Timber frame,
extended in brick. Rendered and whitewashed. Tiled roofs. Originally L
plan with 3 bay front and 1 bay rear wing. 2 storeys and attic. Original
front to road; central entrance under timber porch with hipped, tiled
roof. C19 flush frame architraved sashes. Right return: later ground
floor canted bay, first floor sash, attic casement, bargeboarded gable.
Attached at rear right: 2 storey C19 block, mixed fenestration. Tall
stack to rear of right 'parlour' bay. 1 storey rear extensions. Sashes
to rear of original wing, some flush frame, some in reveals. Added to
left and set back a separately roofed mid C19 block presenting 3 bay
front to yard: central entrance in gabled porch, sashes with cambered
heads, twin bargeboarded gables. Gabled to left end. 2 tall stacks in
valley where C19 block meets earlier building. Interior: stopped
chamfered ground floor binding beams, exposed joists. c.1840 stair with
iron balusters and parlour fireplace. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1923200187

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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