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Aston Park Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8882 / 51°53'17"N

Longitude: -0.1495 / 0°8'58"W

OS Eastings: 527451

OS Northings: 222685

OS Grid: TL274226

Mapcode National: GBR J84.R00

Mapcode Global: VHGP1.CSBX

Entry Name: Aston Park Farmhouse

Listing Date: 31 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159584

Location: Aston, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Aston

Built-Up Area: Aston

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aston

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Aston village
(west side)

12/15 No 2
(Aston Park Farmhouse)



House. C16 E wing, Cl7 hall range, early C19 parallel front
range, W wing c1900. Timber frame roughcast (exposed frame on S
gable of E wing) with ground floor of hall range cased in red
brick. Steep old red tile roof. Yellow brick C19 slated front
range and painted brick W wing set back. A 2-storeys house
facing N with 2-bay E parlour. Crosswing and a later hall range
with narrow chimney-bay at W end possibly always of 2 storeys.
Symmetrical yellow brick 2-storeys front range with central
entrance and 3-windows wide. 2 front gables with cusped
bargeboards and gabled porch with pointed openings, similar
bargeboard and hitch-brick corner buttresses. 2-light casement
windows with brick labels and cast iron frames with pointed heads
to small lights. Wider canted bay windows (renewed) with labels
on ground floor flanking the porch. Exposed timbers inside,
heavier in E wing with jowled posts, square section curved bracesO
to cambered tie beam and collar-beam clasped purlin roof with
wind braces. Heavy flat laid joists over ground floor with
original doorway to parlour from hall. Hall range has angular
jowled posts, slender curved tension brace and heavily framed
floor with chamfered and stopped axial beam, and cross-beam
formerly in front of chimney (removed), which had been added
internally involving the narrowing of the W gable tie-beam.
Squared floor joists exposed. Upper side of old N roofslope
structure exposed inside house.

Listing NGR: TL2745122685

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