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Ansells End Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kimpton, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8577 / 51°51'27"N

Longitude: -0.319 / 0°19'8"W

OS Eastings: 515863

OS Northings: 219014

OS Grid: TL158190

Mapcode National: GBR H6Z.J4Z

Mapcode Global: VHGP4.FK6R

Entry Name: Ansells End Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347307

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162022

Location: Kimpton, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Kimpton

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Kimpton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 11 NE KIMPTON ANSELLS END

6/75 Ansell's End Farmhouse
29/8/85 ( formerly listed as Smith's
Farmhouse)

GV II


Farmhouse. C15 or early-C16 hall house, the hall floored over in
C16, when a 2 storey cross wing was added at the W end. Cased in
dark red brick circa 1800 and roof given a single pitch. 2
storeys. 3 glazing bar casements, 2 on ground floor with
segmental heads. Central door has 2 flush, 2 fielded and 2
glazed panels. Moulded wood frame. Cut brackets. Moulded and
dentilled brick eaves cornice. Tall C17 chimney stack on front W
end with 2 square shafts. Interior has on right centre a C15 or
C16 smoke bay into which a brick stack has been inserted. Heavy
C16 chamfered floor beams. Roof retains 2 crown posts and some
smoke-blackened rafters. Some C18 partitioning. Rear elevation
shows sable of cross wing and projecting beyond this is a C.16
service bay with C18 red brick and timber frame casing.
Fragmentary early-C17 wall paintings in ground floor of cross
wing.


Listing NGR: TL1586319014

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