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Town Farm House (On Corner of Stortford Road)

A Grade II Listed Building in Standon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8839 / 51°53'2"N

Longitude: 0.0275 / 0°1'38"E

OS Eastings: 539641

OS Northings: 222538

OS Grid: TL396225

Mapcode National: GBR LC1.V1P

Mapcode Global: VHHLL.FXD5

Entry Name: Town Farm House (On Corner of Stortford Road)

Listing Date: 23 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161136

Location: Standon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Standon

Built-Up Area: Puckeridge

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Standon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/3 Town Farm House
(on corner of
Stortford Road)


Farmhouse, now a house. Late medieval open hall house; floored
and chimney inserted in late C16; brick front and slate roof said
to be of 1789 (RCHM Typescript). Timber frame plastered with red
brick casing to S front and front half of W end. Steep pitched
hipped roof now slated. 2 storeys E crosswing and former open
hall of unusual proportions, heightened to 2 storeys throughout
in C16 or later. Hall chimney rebuilt in C18 and external E
gable chimney added c1789 to heat parlour E of hall. 3 windows
brick S front with pilasters, floor band and moulded parapet
cornice. Recessed sash windows with 2/2 panes under flat gauged
arches with louvred shutters. 6-panel moulded door to left of
centre has eliptical blind fanlight and a C19 round-headed porch.
External gable chimneys to E and W. Interior has framing of N
wall exposed on stair, cambered tie-beam and chamfered arched
braces in E wing, and moulded wooden jambs and cambered lintel of
hall fireplace probably surviving from an earlier timber framed
chimney (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3964122538

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