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Brook End Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St Ippolyts, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9299 / 51°55'47"N

Longitude: -0.2611 / 0°15'39"W

OS Eastings: 519661

OS Northings: 227139

OS Grid: TL196271

Mapcode National: GBR J7F.SZR

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.FRBD

Plus Code: 9C3XWPHQ+XH

Entry Name: Brook End Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Last Amended: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102510

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162681

Location: St. Ippolyts, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: St Ippolyts

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Ippolyts

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 1927
9/69 Brook End Farmhouse
27.5.68 (formerly listed as Brookend Farmhouse)


House. C17 or earlier W wing brick cased in 1712, main range renovated
1729 and largely rebuilt after fire c.1775. Timber frame exposed on W
side of W wing, wing cased in narrow red brick in irregular bond. Main
range in red and blue brick. Steep old red tile roofs hipped generally
but parapeted front gable to W wing. A large 2-storeys irregular house,
set back a little from road facing S. Main range parallel with road has
projecting W wing, large rearwall chimney, and an C18 full height rear
service block linked to W wing by a formerly open arcaded brick passage
recessed into back of house. On S front slightly projecting W wing has 2
plat-bands, moulded coping bricks to raking gable parapet, 2 low, wide
flush box sash windows with 4/4 panes and segmental arches, rendered
square sundial panel, Brittania fire insurance mark, and iron letters
N S as anchorage for internal longitudinal timbers. Main range has 4
windows to 1st floor, plat-band, parapet, 3 windows to ground floor, and
entrance at LH. Flush box sash windows with segmental arches. Sashes
altered in early C19 to 3/3 panes with margin lights. 6-panels,
half-glazed front door in wooden doorcase with tapered fluted pilasters,
full entablature, and dentilled triangular pediment. 3-lights casement
window to 1st floor rear of W wing which has a crow-stepped E side to
gable fossilised in later addition but moulded raking gable parapet to
other slope. Round-arched arcade with fat impost blocks. Inscription
inside said to be 'MNS 1729'. (RCHM (1911)130 no.3: inf Mrs. Rance: inf
the owners).

Listing NGR: TL1966127139

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