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Hill and Coles Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Flamstead, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8281 / 51°49'41"N

Longitude: -0.4206 / 0°25'14"W

OS Eastings: 508934

OS Northings: 215563

OS Grid: TL089155

Mapcode National: GBR G5X.8H3

Mapcode Global: VHFRT.N9HY

Entry Name: Hill and Coles Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157814

Location: Flamstead, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Flamstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Flamstead

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

FLAMSTEAD LONDON ROAD
TL 01 NE
(North side)
2/38 Hill and Coles Farmhouse
-
- II

Farmhouse. Early C17 or earlier, false front with parapet and verandah
early C19, alterations early C20. Timber frame roughcast with brick
casing to W gable end and E bay. Steep old red tile roofs. A large
L-shaped low 2-storeys house facing S with long lower rear service wing
at NW. 3-windows S front with 5-bays timber verandah, central half-
glazed flush-beaded door in middle, French doors to LH and tall window
to RH. 4-lights:2-lights:3-lights flush casement windows to 1st floor
now with small-pane steel casements. E bay carried down as
catslide-roofed front outshut. Very large 4-flues chimney on rear wall
at junction with NW wing. The E slope of the rear wing roof has been
flattened and the wallhead raised to insert windows at 1st floor level.
Rear outshut to main range with stair in tower with swept roof in angle
of wings. Large ground floor to E of entrance hall has broad axial beam
with hollow chamfer topped by a large roll-moulding. Drawing Room to W
of entrance has exotic carved Javanese (?) fire surround, and wide flat
cross-beam, chamfered with hollow stops. Jacobean oak arcaded overmantle
re-used with scratch-moulded panelling in partition beside sink in S
room of rear wing. Fluted pilasters between depressed round arches with
cusped soffits, carved spandrels, and fluted impost pilasters. Jowled
posts, clasped-purlin roofs, unjowled mid-bay post by stair.


Listing NGR: TL0893415563

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