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Farmhouse at Red House Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Tring Rural, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8362 / 51°50'10"N

Longitude: -0.716 / 0°42'57"W

OS Eastings: 488565

OS Northings: 216063

OS Grid: SP885160

Mapcode National: GBR D2N.ZRL

Mapcode Global: VHDV6.J3VQ

Entry Name: Farmhouse at Red House Farm

Listing Date: 30 November 1966

Last Amended: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355782

Location: Tring Rural, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Tring Rural

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tring

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 81 NE
(West side)
Long Marston
1/145 Farmhouse at Red House Farm
30.11.66 (Formerly listed as Red
House Farmhouse)
- II
House. Circa 1500-1520 former open-hall house, chimney inserted in C17,
E crosswing C19, lean-to at W end converted to part of house in later
C20. Timber frame brick nogged, front and E wing stucco. Steep old red
tile roofs. Medieval hall house of unusual plan with small lofty hall to
E of present entrance, and 2, storeyed, bays extending to W of it ending
in a jetty at W end. Service rooms were probably on site of C19 E
crosswing. C17 conversion with back-to-back fireplaces, stair to rear
and lobby entrance on N front, formed in first storeyed bay to W of hall
which was then floored. A 2-storeyed, 3 windows house facing N with late
E crosswing half-hipped and projecting to front and rear. Recessed
2-light and 3-light casement windows. 6-panel door with flat hood.
Interior has exposed timbers, fine original deeply moulded cross beam to
W of stack with ogee and hollow mouldings and mortices for joists
removed when stack inserted. Solid knee brace to cambered tie-beam over.
Straight tension braces in walls and curved wind-braces in roof. Closed
truss remains at 1st floor to E of stack, formerly the W end of the open
hall. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: SP8856516063

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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