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Mabbs Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7308 / 51°43'51"N

Longitude: -0.5057 / 0°30'20"W

OS Eastings: 503292

OS Northings: 204625

OS Grid: TL032046

Mapcode National: GBR G6Y.JXT

Mapcode Global: VHFS5.5RZH

Entry Name: Mabbs Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157559

Location: Bovingdon, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Bovingdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bovingdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 00 SW (North side)

6/32 Mabbs Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now a private house. Mid C16 with early C17 NE rear wing and
late C17 similar wing beside it on W, front cased in brick in C18/C19
century, renovated and rear part tilehung c.1975. Timber frame on brick
sill, brick infilled and tilehung at rear but red brick front. Steep
old red tile roofs and 2 internal chimneys. A long 1½ storeys house
facing S with 3 windows, 3 dormers, tiled gabled porch on 2 posts.
2-light flush casement windows with small panes. Stable type door to
kitchen at RH end of front. Timber lintels with segmental relieving
arches. A 6-bay timber frame with jowled posts, straight braces,
cambered tie beams, clasped purlin roof with straight wind braces:
sockets for 3 light diamond mullioned glazed window in rear wall
ground floor. Jowled posts and clasped purlin roof to 2-storeys NE rear
wing. Butt purlin roof to adjoining rear wing. 2 2-panel moulded doors
on 1st floor. Exposed chamfered axial and cross beams in room on E side
of central chimney. Exposed beams and joists generally.

Listing NGR: TL0329204625

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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