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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.


List entry Number: 1176520



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Langley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162839

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5/47 Dyes Farmhouse


House. Early C17, C20 rear wing. Timber frame with exposed close-studding on flint and brick plinth with plastered infill. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys and attics house facing S with broad crosswing at E and 2-storeys jettied gabled porch. Single-storey C20 short rear wing at NW. Large internal stack a quarter from W end with stair rising out of lobby entrance on S of stack, oven projecting from N jamb of large open fireplace in W end room, probably a kitchen. Longer hall bay to E of stack with 2 doors into the 2-bays E crosswing with 2 rooms on each floor. S front has 4 windows to each floor, small attic window in gabled crosswing, porch with window to room over and battened door off-centre between jowled brackets. Sunk spandrel and chip-carved roundels on lintel. Flush casement windows with small panes. Large chimney with deep sunk panel between 2 rectangular shafts. Interior has chamfered axial ceiling beams and squared joists. Jowled posts with rounded chin, with curved tension bracing in some partitions from post but also from middle bay-post of crosswing. Structurally the chimney and entrance stands in a narrow bay, the hall is an unusually long bay. Crosswing has 2 bays. Clasped-purlin roof on collars visible in attics with long curved arched wind-braces to eachbay except chimney bay. Fireplace to chamber over hall has cambered lintel chamfered and stopped. Face halved bladed scarf joint in wallplate. A little-altered example of a large early C17 farmhouse.

Listing NGR: TL2178123258

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National Grid Reference: TL 21781 23258


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