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Lordship Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Holwell, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9825 / 51°58'57"N

Longitude: -0.3066 / 0°18'23"W

OS Eastings: 516390

OS Northings: 232914

OS Grid: TL163329

Mapcode National: GBR H5G.M98

Mapcode Global: VHGNK.MFRK

Entry Name: Lordship Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 January 1968

Last Amended: 27 May 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103222

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163033

Location: Holwell, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Holwell

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shillington and Gravenhurst

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

HOLWELL PIRTON ROAD
TL 13 SE (West side)

2/23 Lordship Farmhouse
27.5.68

GV II

Farmhouse. C17 or earlier. Timber frame on tarred brick plinth,
roughcast, painted brick casing to parts of ground floor, steep old red
tile roofs. A 2-storeys asymmetrical H-plan house, set back from road,
facing S into yard, with 2-storeys and attics W parlour crosswing, long
E service crosswing with lean-to and single-storey gabled extensions on
E. Gabled porch in angle with E wing. Large internal chimney probably
built as an insertion in a former cross-passage at E end of hall range,
2 diagonally set square shafts. Similar shafts to projecting chimney on
W wall of W crosswing. Rectangular projecting chimney on E side of E
crosswing enclosed in gabled extension. S front has a flush 3-light
casement window on each floor of hall range and each crosswing.
Dripboards across W wing gable at 1st floor and eaves level. Rear (N)
elevation has 2-light casement windows, small window to stair in NE
corner of parlour crosswing, and fine Jacobean 2-storeys canted bay
window to recessed hall range, with its own gabled roof, ovolo transomed
mullioned leaded lights, and iron opening lights. Rear door to N end of
cross-passage. Hall floor carried on axial beam.


Listing NGR: TL1639032914

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