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Farmhouse at Manor Farm

A Grade II* Listed Building in Walkern, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9225 / 51°55'20"N

Longitude: -0.1262 / 0°7'34"W

OS Eastings: 528952

OS Northings: 226539

OS Grid: TL289265

Mapcode National: GBR J7S.JWP

Mapcode Global: VHGNV.RYM4

Entry Name: Farmhouse at Manor Farm

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Last Amended: 31 May 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159688

Location: Walkern, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Walkern

Built-Up Area: Walkern

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Walkern

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 2826 WALKERN HIGH STREET
(west side)

7/7 Farmhouse at
Manor Farm
20.10.52 (formerly listed as
Manor Farmhouse)

GV II*

House. Circa 1700. Red brick in Flemish-bond with diaper of
dark headers on front. Rear service wing timber framed and
plastered. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2 storeys and attics,
L-plan house facing E. Symmetrical single-pile front range with
3 panes. Bellcast to eaves with wood modillioned cornice breaking
forward at ends and over central rubbed brick panel with pilasters.
2 windows to each side on each floor. Flush box sash windows
with gauged flat arches, moulded architraves and 6/6 panes.
Plinth and moulded floorband running around the house. Central
6-panel raised and fielded door with panelled overdoor in wooden
doorcase set in recess. Fluted pilasters carry paired panelled
brackets and moulded flat hood. Internal gable chimneys. Moulded
brick corbels carry kneelers for the brick gable parapets. 4
small openings in S gable. Lower, 2-storeys brick kitchen wing
to rear has a large gable chimney. Stair tower in rear angle.
Fine interior with raised and fielded panelled rooms on ground
floor and dado panelling and moulded cornices on 1st floor.
Moulded closed string staircase, with fat turned balusters and
moulded newel offsets carved from the solid, rises through 3
floors. 2-panel raised and fielded doors throughout. Bolection
moulded fire surround in N room on 1st floor. Formerly called
Walkern Place. (RCHM (1911) 225: VCH (1912) 151: Pevsner (1977)
373: RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL2895226539

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