List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HARPENDENBURY FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1174608

Location

HARPENDENBURY FARMHOUSE, KINSBOURNE GREEN LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireSt. AlbansDistrict AuthorityHarpenden Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Sep-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163636

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

TL 11 SW HARPENDEN RURAL KINSBOURNE GREEN LANE (south east side)

5/12 Harpendenbury Farmhouse

GV II*

Farmhouse. C15 or early C16 hall house, extended 2 bays on S in late C17. Mid-C19 cross wing added on S end. Timber frame. Red brick casing and some exposed framing. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys: Lower cross wing on N contains hall at right angles to main house,its N elevation with exposed curved brace and C17 external oven stack. The main elevation has 4 mid-C19 glazing- bar sash and casement windows in flush frames. Central flush panel door with simple hood. Large central ridge chimney stack above door is late C17: square base with ovolo cornice; 6 diagonal square shafts. Internally this stack divides the 2 C17 bays and has rear staircase attached. Ovolo moulded floor beams. The hall is 2 bays. Fine exposed crown post: short square post with a stepped base and capital. Cambered tie beam. Straight braces to collar purlin and hidden collar brace. Sooted timbers to both bays, the part above the tie beam filled in with a later partition. Rear wall has Wealden framing. Half-bay continuation on front side.

Listing NGR: TL1084013994

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: TL 10840 13994

Map


© Crown Copyright and database right 2014. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2014. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.

This copy shows the entry on 19-Dec-2014 at 05:31:21.