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Farmhouse at Finches Farm (Opposite Stevenage Road)

A Grade II Listed Building in Walkern, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9168 / 51°55'0"N

Longitude: -0.1283 / 0°7'41"W

OS Eastings: 528827

OS Northings: 225912

OS Grid: TL288259

Mapcode National: GBR J7S.Y2M

Mapcode Global: VHGP1.Q2KW

Entry Name: Farmhouse at Finches Farm (Opposite Stevenage Road)

Listing Date: 31 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159685

Location: Walkern, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Walkern

Built-Up Area: Walkern

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Walkern

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 2825 WALKERN Finches End

HIGH STREET
(east side)

8/1 Farmhouse at Finches
Farm (opp.Stevenage Road)
-
I
G.V.

Amend grade to read:- II

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Finches End
TL 2825 WALKERN HIGH STREET
(east side)
8/1
Farmhouse at
Finches Farm
(opp. Stevenage Road)

GV I

House. Late Cl7, extended in mid C19. Timber frame on stucco
plinth, roughcast. Red brick SE wing extends as facing to S end.
Steep hipped old red tile roofs. Catslide extension over rear
outshut. A large 2-storeys and attics house facing W with hipped
rear stair turret and 2-storeys later rear wing. Entrance now by
parapeted red brick porch at S but probably built as a lobby-
entry, central chimney plan house. Large central chimney C18
serving a corner fireplace in parlour at S and hall in centre,
with vaulted alcove in sides of stack on ground floor. N room
still fitted and floored as a dairy with chimney inserted at NW.
Near symmetrical W front has 3 hipped dormer windows on the roof
slope with 2-light casements, 4 flush box sash windows to 1st
floor with 6/6 panes, and 3 windows to ground floor, a 2-light
casement to the dairy, a rectangular hipped bay window with
triple sashes to the middle room, and a similar triple sash to
the parlour. Canted grey brick sash window on S end. Front door
in porch half-glazed with coloured margin lights. Interior has 2
Cl7 doors of overlapping moulded planks to dairy and game larder,
closed-string oak newel stair with square balusters, rising
through 3 floors, and 2-panel late C18 doors generally.


Listing NGR: TL2882725912

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