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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: BONNERS

List entry Number: 1296461

Location

BONNERS, WINDMILL ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireDacorumDistrict AuthorityFlamstead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Mar-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157843

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

FLAMSTEAD WINDMILL ROAD TL 01 NE (North side) Pepperstock 2/62 Bonners 26.1.67 (formerly listed as Bonnor's Farmhouse)

GV II*

Farmhouse, now a private house. C16 rear range, early C17 front block, restored in 1930s. Timber frame exposed, on red brick sill with later red brick infill. Red brick casing with grey headers to ground floor of front block. Steep old red tile roofs. A large T-shaped house facing S at a bend in the lane. Lower 2-storeys 5-bays older rear range has narrow middle bay with large chimney serving the room to S of it, and 2 diagonally set square chimney shafts above roof. Casement windows and plank doors. Structure characterised by jowled post, clasped-purlin roof with collar, straight wind-braces and straight braces to tie-beams and wallplates. S bay became a passage and dairy when taller symmetrical front block erected. 2-storeys, cellar and attics, internal-chimney, 2-cells, lobby-entry plan with stair to rear of stack rising out of parlour on W of entrance with cellar below (now entered externally). Symmetrical S front with narrower central entrance and chimney structural bay. 2 3-light casement windows on both floors with rectangular leaded glazing, the upper windows flanked by small high 2-lights ovolo-moulded mullioned windows. Panelled door up 3 steps in hip-roofed tile and brick porch. Blocked window over porch. Large central chimney in narrow red brick with 3 diagonally set shafts with corbelled caps. Interior has flint walls to cellar, ovolo moulded axial beams in floors, straight corner braces in walls, parlour fireplace of Totternhoe stone with depressed 4-centred arch head, very high lintel, moulded jambs with high stops. Similar arrangement on 1st floor. Small timber framed outshut in NE angle on half-level. Plank doors with old iron fittings. Roof structure of 3-bays clasped-purlin type with very heavy purlins to span the long end-bays. Heavy, inverted-wedge-shaped, inclined queen-posts carry purlins. Squint-butted scarf joints to wallplate. (VCH (1908)193: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0791816702

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1908), 193

National Grid Reference: TL 07918 16702

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