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Chelsing Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bengeo Rural, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8434 / 51°50'36"N

Longitude: -0.042 / 0°2'31"W

OS Eastings: 534980

OS Northings: 217897

OS Grid: TL349178

Mapcode National: GBR KB6.G5H

Mapcode Global: VHGP9.7X4R

Entry Name: Chelsing Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356108

Location: Bengeo Rural, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Bengeo Rural

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bengeo Holy Trinity and St Leonard with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

BENGEO RURAL CHELSING
TL 31 NW
Wadesmill
4/3
- Chelsing Farm House
20.10.52
- II

House. Mid C17, extended C18, cased and extended early C19. Timber
frame, cement rendered, stock brick to front and rear. Tiled roofs.
Originally probably L shaped on plan with broad 4 bay through passage
front range with 2 bay wing to rear right, later dairy wing to
rear left. 2 storeys and attic. To left of centre a C19 brick porch
projects with a small pane fixed window to front. Entrance in right
return with a half glazed door, cambered head. Diagonally set brick
course to parapet. Recessed glazing bar sashes, ground floor right
slightly cambered heads, ground floor left and first floor gauged brick
flat arched heads. Boxed eaves. 3 early gabled dormers with small pane
horizontal sliding sashes. Multiform axial ridge stack in early red
brick to right of centre where main ridge meets ridge of rear wing. Left
end internal stack has a stock brick cap with extruded C18 red brick on
rendered gable end. Right gable end has an entrance with an early
C19 trellissed open porch, slender iron colonnettes with traceried
spandrels to arches. Set back slightly on right return is rendered 2 bay
rear wing. Ground floor 3 light small pane casements, first floor sash
and 2 light small pane casements, all flush frames. Boxed eaves. A
gabled dormer with 2 light small pane casements. Stock brick rear gable
end with an internal stack. To rear left is a lower 2 storey 2 bay dairy
wing with small pane timber and iron flush frame casements. Rear gable
end brick with a ground floor blind opening, internal stack. Entrance in
inner return. To rear of main range is a part C18 outbuilding, raised in
C20. 2 plank doors, 2 light small pane casements, ground floor cambered
heads. Interior not inspected. (RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL3498017897

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