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The Folly

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9874 / 51°59'14"N

Longitude: -0.0818 / 0°4'54"W

OS Eastings: 531815

OS Northings: 233839

OS Grid: TL318338

Mapcode National: GBR K8D.B48

Mapcode Global: VHGNP.J9LT

Plus Code: 9C3XXWP9+W7

Entry Name: The Folly

Listing Date: 29 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102647

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162407

Location: Sandon, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Sandon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sandon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 33 SW
(Northeast side)
7/84 The Folly
House, extended, now part used as offices. Late C16 or early C17,
extended C18, altered early C20. Timber frame, extended and part rebuilt
in brick, all roughcast. Tiled roofs. Originally 3 bays. 2 storeys.
Ground floor: central entrance, horizontal sliding sash to left. First
floor: small horizontal sliding sashes to centre and left. Right bay has
a C20 shop window projection under a catslide roof. C18 block attached
to left is 3 bays. 2 storeys and attic, taller with a steeply pitched
roof, projecting slightly forward and on a different axis. Central
recessed architraved door, flanking full height early C20 rectangular
bays with tripartite sashes and gabled heads. Horizontal sliding sash in
right end attic. Left end casements. To rear of original range, lean-to
outshuts under catslide roofs to left, right bay has a separately
pitched roof and an external stack with offsets and a rebuilt cap. To
rear left of C18 block an external stack with offsets. A full height
wing projects to rear. Interior: original range has jowled posts to
cambered tie beams, clasped purlin roof with curved windbraces. C18
block has stop chamfered binding beams, staircase with moulded handrail.

Listing NGR: TL3096933896

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