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Latitude: 51.9361 / 51°56'10"N
Longitude: -0.1875 / 0°11'15"W
OS Eastings: 524700
OS Northings: 227954
OS Grid: TL247279
Mapcode National: GBR J7J.FG7
Mapcode Global: VHGNT.PLQM
Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse
Listing Date: 27 May 1968
Last Amended: 28 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102563
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162614
Location: Graveley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Graveley
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Graveley
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 22 NW
4/1 Manor Farmhouse
27.5.68 (formerly listed as Chesfield Manor
Manor house, now a farmhouse. C17, part demolished and remainder
converted to a farmhouse in c.1770s, renovated and rear extensions C19.
W wing timber frame, now with roughcast on 1st floor on N and E, exposed
timbers on W side with brick infill, red brick ground floor casing on S
and SW to match red brick of south wing. Steep old red tile hipped
roofs. A 2-storeys and attics house facing S with a long 2-storeys W
wing joined to its NW corner and linked only by a single-storey lean-to.
The S wing has a 2-rooms, end chimneys, single-room-depth plan with an
older very large projecting rearwall chimney to the W room and a large
rear stair tower adjoining it on E. Entrance now by a gabled C19 low
porch in the NW angle of the stair tower and the S wing. W wing has a
large internal chimney a third from the N end a 3-cells plan later
adapted to service rooms. S front has 2 windows to each floor. 3-lights
casement windows on ground floor, 2-lights on 1st floor, and segmental
arched heads on both floors. Sash windows to E end, stair tower, and C19
extension at rear. Near S end of W side of W wing is a 5-lights original
moulded oak mullioned window on the ground floor. 3 tall diagonal shafts
to rearwall chimney of S wing. Interior of W room of this wing said to
have oak panelling. Stair of dog-leg plan, oak with square newels,
moulded caps, and turned balusters. (RCHM (1911)93: VCH (1912)86:
Pevsner (1977)149: RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL2470027954
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