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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: IRONGATE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1347439

Location

IRONGATE FARMHOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireNorth HertfordshireDistrict AuthorityWeston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-May-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162736

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History

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Details

WESTON HALLS GREEN TL 22 NE 5/124 Irongate Farmhouse - GV II*

Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17, late C17 rear stair and stair tower, house altered and refronted early C18, windows altered C19. Timber frame on brick sill, front roughcast with plain margins, N end panelled with fan pargetting. Steep old red tile roof projecting back and front. Half hipped rear wing. A 2-storeys and attics house set back a little from road facing E with rear lean-to and 2-storeys rear wing at NW. A 3-cells, internal-chimney plan house with large chimney a third from S end, parlour at S, hall in middle, service room to N stair rising in projection to rear of hall. Kitchen in large rear lean-to. Unusually elaborate E front has moulded eaves cornice of deep projection with heavy scrolled brackets to cornice with plain modillions in groups between. 4 windows to 1st floor, flush box sashes with 6/6 panes. Similar front ground floor window to parlour and sashes in canted bay window to middle room, itself entered directly from C19 gabled porch with 6-panels fielded door. N gable has 2-lights casement window to 1st floor and attic. Interior has axial beams to ground floor and ovolo moulded to 1st floor. Internal chimney originally served ground floor only. Extra flue added for late C17 elaborate chimneypiece in chamber over hall with bolection mouldings and serpentine splat infill to doors of cupboard above. Contemporary staircase round square well with moulded closed string, square newels with pendants and wavy splat balusters and matching balustrade at attic level. Parlour has fielded panelling, moulded dado and cornice, 2 panels doors with HL hinges, painted stone fire surround with fluted keystone. Chamber over parlour has marble fire surround with fielded panels over, deep cornice and apparently fielded panelling now hidden by stretched hessian and wallpaper. Clasped purlin roof structure. An unusally elaborate 3-cells house with surviving internal features.

Listing NGR: TL2745628682

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National Grid Reference: TL 27456 28682

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