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Gregory's Farmhouse

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8757 / 51°52'32"N

Longitude: -0.1078 / 0°6'28"W

OS Eastings: 530354

OS Northings: 221373

OS Grid: TL303213

Mapcode National: GBR K9Q.9KD

Mapcode Global: VHGP8.23VX

Entry Name: Gregory's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 September 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356332

Location: Watton-at-Stone, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

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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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

WATTON-AT-STONE -
TL 32 SW
2/10000 Gregory's Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Circa late medieval, remodelled in circa early C17; extended in C19 and late C20.
Roughcast timber-frame. Plain tile roof with gabled ends. Rendered brick axial and gable end
stacks. Plan: The front range is the result of a circa early C17 remodelling of an earlier house.
It has a 3-room plan with an inserted axial stack with back-to-back fireplaces heating a parlour
on left and kitchen on right and with smaller unheated bay on right end now divided axially.
In C19 a 2-span wing was built behind the left end and in late C20 an extension was built in
the angle at the rear. Exterior: 1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical 4-window range C20 casements
except for first floor centre C19 2-light casement with glazing bars; 2 gabled dormers; large C20
gabled parlour right. At rear 2 gables on right, C20 porch on left, all C20 casements.
INTERIOR: Exposed timber frame. Left room parlour has chamfered-cross-beam with cyma
stops at one end and large brick fireplace with chamfered timber jambs and lintel. Centre room
former kitchen has no main beam and brick fireplace with unchamfered timber lintel and brick
oven. Rear wing has exposed timber framing of original front range and unchamfered ceiling
beams. Parlour chamber has fireplace with chamfered timber lintel with hollow step stops.
Raised wall plate exposed and jowled posts in front of and behind stack. Earlier lower tie-beam
on hall/kitchen (right) side of stack chamfered on right side. Circa C17 clasped purlin roof over
parlour to left of stack; roof over hall-kitchen and low end rebuilt.


Listing NGR: TL3035421373

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