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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: MOFFATS FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1348175

Location

MOFFATS FARMHOUSE, 65, MOFFATS LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireWelwyn HatfieldDistrict AuthorityNorth Mymms

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158528

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

Brookmans Park TL 20 SW NORTH MYMMS MOFFATS LANE (north side)

11/264 No 65 (Moffats Farmhouse) 30.3.66

- II*

House, formerly farmhouse. Earlier C15 open hall, floored over in C16/17. C15 or C16 right gabled cross wing. Earlier C17 left gabled cross wing and rear staircase tower. Renovated mid-1960s. Plastered walls. Flint and red brick plinth. Steep plain tile roof, the ridge having a broad C17 red brick chimney stack on left centre. 1-window centre bay has ground floor and boxed attic only. 2-storey right wing has 3-light restored casements. Left wing has upper floors jettied on thin joists and exposed studwork in narrow scantling. Small square 2-light attic window with ovolo mullion. 3-light 1st floor window with replacement mullions. Gabled porch in reused red brick. Rear stair turret is at right angles to the C17 wing, its gable end having a 3- light ovolo-mullioned window and its rear wall 2 2-light similar windows on ground and 1st floors. The upper right window retains 2 diamond mullions and the ground floor ones have small stained glass panels which may be C17. Stair intact. Interior of C17 wing has moulded 4-centre arch fireplace to ground floor and simpler one to 1st floor. The house is said to be associated with the nursery rhyme 'Little Miss Muffett'. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2486004148

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National Grid Reference: TL 24859 04146

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