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Broom Hall Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8601 / 51°51'36"N

Longitude: -0.1312 / 0°7'52"W

OS Eastings: 528789

OS Northings: 219592

OS Grid: TL287195

Mapcode National: GBR J8K.9NL

Mapcode Global: VHGP7.PH0Y

Plus Code: 9C3XVV69+2G

Entry Name: Broom Hall Farm House

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Last Amended: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057689

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356276

ID on this website: 101057689

Location: East Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Watton-at-Stone

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watton-at-Stone

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 21 NE
3/166 Broom Hall Farm House
20.10.52 (formerly listed as Broom Hall)

House. Late C16 or early C17, extended later C17, altered in C19. Red
brick, English bond. Tiled roof. 5 bay lobby entry, cruciform with
projecting entrance porch and stair wing, extended to rear. 2 storeys.
Symmetrical front with central 2 storey gabled porch, 4 centred ovolo
moulded entrance arch, square hood mould. First floor, small C19 dual
sash with chamfered brick mullion and 4 centred arched head, hood mould.
Moulded brick kneelers to tumbled in brick gable parapet. Porch left
return has a similar single 4 centred arched light on first floor,
blocked in right return. Diagonally set brick course at eaves. Outer
bays of facade have plinth, ground floor C19 windows, tripartite sashes
in reveals with segmental heads towards centre, flanking 3 light flush
frame casements with blocked segmental heads, early leaded panes to
left. First floor 3 light small sashes with restored chamfered brick
mullions and 4 centred arched heads. Diagonally set brick eaves. Central
on ridge is original tall stack, stretcher bond, cruciform with vertical
triangulated fillets to sides, oversailing cap. Cement rendered right
gable end has C20 casement, moulded kneelers to rebuilt stock brick
gable with tumbled in brickwork. Left gable end has an entrance and a
blocked door, ground floor tripartite and first floor small sashes. To
rear left is later C17 gabled kitchen wing with an entrance, C20 3 light
casement, 2 light gabled dormer. C19 ridge stack inserted in front of
original internal end stack. Tumbled in brick to rear gable parapet. Low
weatherboarded outshut to rear. To rear of main block: gabled stair wing
to centre, entrance and upper sash, moulded kneelers to tumbled in
brick parapet. To left of stair wing is a C19 stock brick lean-to under
a catslide roof, entrance to far left. To right of stair wing is another
lean-to outshut incorporated in kitchen wing. Interior: ovolo moulded
stop chamfered axial binding beam, newel stair with upper turned
balusters with moulded handrail. (RCHM 1910: East Herts Archaeological
Society Transactions, vol.5, pt.l, p.97: Pevsner 1977: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2878919592

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