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Farmhouse at Oaks Cross Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8686 / 51°52'6"N

Longitude: -0.1392 / 0°8'21"W

OS Eastings: 528213

OS Northings: 220523

OS Grid: TL282205

Mapcode National: GBR J8C.TW9

Mapcode Global: VHGP7.J9SD

Entry Name: Farmhouse at Oaks Cross Farm

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Last Amended: 31 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347960

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159569

Location: Aston, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Aston

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aston

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 22 SE ASTON HOOKS CROSS (A602)
(north side)

3/25 No 2 (farmhouse at
Oaks Cross Farm)
(formerly listed as
24.11.66 Oakscross Farmhouse) )

GV II

House. C16 or earlier rear (N) wing, floor inserted and front
(S) wing heightened in Cl7 reusing smoke-blackened rafters, and
single-storey kitchen added at N end of rear wing, renovated in
C19, small front dormers added c1935. Timber frame, plastered
with panelled pargetting. Steep old red tile roofs. Corrugated
asbestos lean-to roof to dairy in NW angle. A T-plan house of 2
storeys facing S. Rear wing has a 2-bay C16 range with inserted
floor on chamfered axial beam, and tension bracing in its close-
studded N end wall. Single-storey N kitchen of one bay with
internal N gable chimney. S range is a 2-cell, central chimney
plan building with winding stair behind chimney. Floor carried
on 2 cross beams in each half. Deep cupboard may occupy site of
central lobby entry. Now separate entrances into each room from
outside. S front has 2 windows to each floor, 2-light flush
mullioned windows with small paned casements. Small 2-light
casement window in gabled dormer at eaves over each upper window
to increase light in upper rooms. 3-light diamond-mullioned
window head found during alterations on 1st floor near E end.
Large central red brick chimney with 4 diagonal flues set saltire
fashion, with corbelled caps. 4-panel flush-beaded door in
weatherboarded tiled porch near left hand corner. Glazed door in
C18 moulded frame with flat hood on brackets on E gable of front
block. Tiled roofs step down to rear. 2-storeys canted bay
window on W gable. Clasped-purlin roofs. Inclined queen-post
trusses in rear wing with jowled heads to posts. Wide stone C18
fire surround to W room. 2-panel doors on 1st floor.


Listing NGR: TL2821320523

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