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Farmhouse at Finches Farm (Opposite Stevenage Road)

A Grade II Listed Building in Walkern, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9168 / 51°55'0"N

Longitude: -0.1283 / 0°7'41"W

OS Eastings: 528827

OS Northings: 225912

OS Grid: TL288259

Mapcode National: GBR J7S.Y2M

Mapcode Global: VHGP1.Q2KW

Entry Name: Farmhouse at Finches Farm (Opposite Stevenage Road)

Listing Date: 31 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159685

Location: Walkern, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Walkern

Built-Up Area: Walkern

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Walkern

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 2825 WALKERN Finches End

(east side)

8/1 Farmhouse at Finches
Farm (opp.Stevenage Road)

Amend grade to read:- II


Finches End
(east side)
Farmhouse at
Finches Farm
(opp. Stevenage Road)


House. Late Cl7, extended in mid C19. Timber frame on stucco
plinth, roughcast. Red brick SE wing extends as facing to S end.
Steep hipped old red tile roofs. Catslide extension over rear
outshut. A large 2-storeys and attics house facing W with hipped
rear stair turret and 2-storeys later rear wing. Entrance now by
parapeted red brick porch at S but probably built as a lobby-
entry, central chimney plan house. Large central chimney C18
serving a corner fireplace in parlour at S and hall in centre,
with vaulted alcove in sides of stack on ground floor. N room
still fitted and floored as a dairy with chimney inserted at NW.
Near symmetrical W front has 3 hipped dormer windows on the roof
slope with 2-light casements, 4 flush box sash windows to 1st
floor with 6/6 panes, and 3 windows to ground floor, a 2-light
casement to the dairy, a rectangular hipped bay window with
triple sashes to the middle room, and a similar triple sash to
the parlour. Canted grey brick sash window on S end. Front door
in porch half-glazed with coloured margin lights. Interior has 2
Cl7 doors of overlapping moulded planks to dairy and game larder,
closed-string oak newel stair with square balusters, rising
through 3 floors, and 2-panel late C18 doors generally.

Listing NGR: TL2882725912

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

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