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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: FARMHOUSE AT HIGH TREES FARM (ALONG TRACK 200 METRES FROM LANE)

List entry Number: 1296238

Location

FARMHOUSE AT HIGH TREES FARM (ALONG TRACK 200 METRES FROM LANE), BEGGARMANS GREEN
FARMHOUSE AT HIGH TREES FARM (ALONG TRACK 200 METRES FROM LANE), BEGGARMANS LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireEast HertfordshireDistrict AuthorityGreat Munden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161271

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History

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Details

Beggarmans Green TL 32 SE GREAT MUNDEN BEGGARMANS LANE (north side)

5/36 Farmhouse at High Trees Farm 4.12.51 (along track 200m from lane)

GV II*

House. Early C17, possibly remodelling a medieval hall in the centre, renovated in C19. Timber frame plastered. Ground floor of front range renewed in masonry plastered. Steep old red tile hipped roofs. An L-plan house facing W. The higher front range has a central jettied hall and 2 storeys wings at each end. Parlour wing at N projects at rear and has a winding stair in the angle. Service wing at S has a lower 2-storeys central chimney range extending to rear (E) of it. Cross passage at lower end of hall entered by present front door. Large lateral rear wall chimney to hall with 2 flues and rear chimneys to crosswings. W front has 4 windows to 1st floor, one window to ground floor of each wing and a larger window to hall on left of gabled C20 porch to entrance door. C20 casement windows. Hall chimney has 2 conjoined diagonal flues. Interior has chamfered and stopped cross and axial beams in hall and a remarkable ovolo-moulded timber screen with 3 panels in height and dentilled cornice over a plain frieze with fluted brackets. Early C17 overmantle to fireplace of chamber over hall with fluted pilasters and Doric frieze, now in a passage flanked by scratch moulded oak panelling. Clasped-purlin queen-strut roof with slender windbraces of mid C17 in roof over hall and S wing. Older clasped-purlin roof over N wing. (RCHM (1911) 104-5: VCH (1912) 124: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3547621945

Selected Sources

  1. Other  Reference - Title: Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire - Date: 1910 - Page References: 104-105
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Doubleday, A - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Hertford - Date: 1912 - Page References: 124

National Grid Reference: TL 35476 21945

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