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Red Cow Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Markyate, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8474 / 51°50'50"N

Longitude: -0.4736 / 0°28'25"W

OS Eastings: 505238

OS Northings: 217636

OS Grid: TL052176

Mapcode National: GBR G5N.12Y

Mapcode Global: VHFRL.QTZN

Entry Name: Red Cow Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174200

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157969

Location: Markyate, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, LU6

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Markyate

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Markyate Street St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 01 NE
(East side)
2/190 Red Cow Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17, rear kitchen wing at NW and 2-storeys rear outshut C18,
Single-storey rear lean-to at NE C19. Timber frame with roughcast front
and stucco plinth, red brick in Flemish-bond at rear, tarred brick on E
gable end. Steep old red tile roofs, main range hipped at E. A
2-storeys, 3-units, internal-chimney, lobby entry plan house facing S,
with 2-storeys rear outshut providing passages on each floor, and
2-storeys rear kitchen wing at NW. Large internal chimney a third from W
end, and internal E gable stack. Kitchen wing has large fireplaces at N
gable end. S front assymetrical. 4 windows on each floor with entrance
between middle two. Flush-box sashes with 6/6 panes and segmental heads
to ground floor. 6-panels flush-beaded door in heavy moulded frame with
open triangular hood on shaped brackets. Interior has added passage
serving the original three front rooms, also containing the staircase at
E end presumably replacing a stair to rear of main chimney. On ground
floor main chimney only served a fireplace for the middle room. NE
corner fireplace later provided in W room. Axial chamfered and stopped
beams to E of stack but crossbeam in W room set nearer W wall as if this
bay had been shortened. 2 plank doors and an C18 panelled screen. Farm
buildings attached at N not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TL0523817636

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

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