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Mansion House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7108 / 51°42'38"N

Longitude: -0.4139 / 0°24'49"W

OS Eastings: 509684

OS Northings: 202525

OS Grid: TL096025

Mapcode National: GBR G78.Q64

Mapcode Global: VHFSD.S81C

Entry Name: Mansion House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 October 1985

Last Amended: 23 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348213

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158650

Location: Abbots Langley, Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, WD5

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

Civil Parish: Abbots Langley

Built-Up Area: Watford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Abbots Langley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 00 SE ABBOTS LANGLEY BEDMOND ROAD
(East side)
Abbots Langley

11/1 Mansion House
Farm House

II


House. Mid to late C17, extended in C18 and mid C19. Red brick with some
timber framing. Part roughcast. Tiled roofs. Original building is of an
unusual form, a long rectangular range, all of 2 storeys but of
differing heights, possibly 2 or more builds. All roughcast to front,
tallest bay at original right end. Panelled door with cambered head to
reveal. First floor 2 light timber glazing bar casement with a moulded
flush frame. Roof hipped to right. Gable end to left steps down to a
lower gable ended bay with similar 2 light casements. Gable has exposed
timber struts in C17 brick work. Further left a longer 2 bay range, to
right a ground floor 2 light casement and a raked 2 light dormer. Lower
ground floor to left with an entrance and a 3 light casement all under a
hood. First floor 2 light casement. To far left an C18 extension with an
entrance way and a 2 light window. Red brick C19 additions are to right.
One 3 bay wing projects forward. Gable end to front with extruded stack
with offsets, gable parapet with moulded kneelers. Left return: glazing
bar sashes in reveals with gauged brick flat arched heads, stone sills.
Ground floor centre and first floor 2 bays to front are blind. Cellar
entrance with a cambered head. Right return has 1 bay of glazing bar
sashes in a vertical plum brick band. To right end is second C19 block.
1 bay with entrance to left, panelled door, timber porch with simple
entablature. Glazing bar sashes. Roof hipped to front. 1 bay right
return, plum brick with red brick dressings, glazing bar sashes. Rear
elevation: English bond red brick to original building, altered
openings. To left, ground floor C19 6 light casement, cambered head,
first floor small 2 light casement in an earlier large opening with a
crudely cambered head. To right a very large C17 external chimney
breast, multiple offsets, small window in left side, plat band, tall c19
cap with diagonally set course. To right of stack a first floor 2 light
casement. To far right in lower range an entrance and blocked openings.
To left C19 gable end, 2 light casement with a cambered head, stack. To
far left a 1 storey brick outbuilding with an enclosed glass and timber
front, hipped roof. To far left from front a 1 storey weatherboarded
outbuilding with a hipped roof. Interior: stop chamfered bearers, early
C18 staircase with vase balusters, panelled stair well and first floor
room. C17 wall painting of a house on first floor end wall. (RCHM
Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL0968402525

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