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Sleapshyde Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Colney Heath, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7479 / 51°44'52"N

Longitude: -0.2582 / 0°15'29"W

OS Eastings: 520341

OS Northings: 206901

OS Grid: TL203069

Mapcode National: GBR J9R.7KG

Mapcode Global: VHGPR.GBVD

Entry Name: Sleapshyde Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 November 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163564

Location: Colney Heath, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Civil Parish: Colney Heath

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Colney Heath St Mark

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 20 NW COLNEY HEATH SLEAPSHYDE LANE
(north east side)
SLEAPSHYDE

11/29 Sleapshyde Farmhouse

20.11.79

II

Farmhouse. Early C16 hall house, altered and floored in later
C17. Timber frame. Cement-rendered with combed pargetting in
panels. Half-hipped plain tile roof with massive C17 red brick
chimney stack at centre. 2 storeys. 3 C20 glazing bar
casements. C20 door beneath stack. Gabled tiled door hood with
slender early Cl9 cast iron columns. Rear elevation shows a
central gabled stair tower behind the stack, and at N single-
storey C17-18 service extension with large oven stack on gable
end. The interior is 4 bays. Former hall to right of stack,
parlour bay to left; mid C16 extension on left end; service bay
on right end. Hall ground floor has fine late C17 bolection-
moulded panelling, enriched cornice and eared fire surround; 2-
panelled door and panelled carving to beam. C17 turned balusters
to stair landing. Heavy curved braces in walls and heavy jointed
post in SW corner to 1st floor.


Listing NGR: TL2034106901

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