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Burge End Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pirton, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9777 / 51°58'39"N

Longitude: -0.336 / 0°20'9"W

OS Eastings: 514384

OS Northings: 232333

OS Grid: TL143323

Mapcode National: GBR H5D.ZTM

Mapcode Global: VHGNK.4K67

Entry Name: Burge End Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163148

Location: Pirton, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Pirton

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Pirton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 13 SW (East side)

1/138 No. 4
27.5.68 (Burge End Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. Early C17; in late C18 refaced in brick, extended both ends,
subdivided and fireplaces added. Timber frame on stuccoed sill,
roughcast and brick built W wing. Steep old red tile roof hipped over W
end. A 2-cells and outshut, 2-storeys and attic, lobby entrance,
internal chimney plan house facing N into farmyard, with gabled stair
turret to rear of chimney, added 2-storeys W wing and lean-to E
extension. N front is 3-windows wide with 2-lights flush casement
windows to 1st floor and 3-lights to ground floor (2-lights to LH). W
wing of red brick chequered with black brick over a roughcast apron and
plinth. Entrance in middle of roughcast part with early C19 5-panels
flush beaded door (fielded cross-panel in middle), reeded surround with
corner blocks and flat hood on shaped brackets. Plan has original
parlour in room, hall/kitchen in E room with outshut at rear which has
a wide fireplace and domed brick oven. Axial beams, exposed framing with
close-spaced studs, long straight tension braces cut into backs of
studs, straight windbraces. Original staircase with closed-string,
square newels with half-baluster, symmetrical balusters, heavy rounded
handrail, obelisk finials. Massive posts and straight braces to
tie-beams. On 1st floor a chamfered brick fireplace in chamber over
parlour with depressed 4-centred head, blocked 3-lights S window with
exposed timber frame. S wall of chamber over hall has blocked 3-lights
ovolo-moulded mullioned window with iron intermediate bars. Moulded
plank doors with iron hinges. Clasped-purlin roof with thin almost
straight braces. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1438432333

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