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Little Easthall Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8894 / 51°53'21"N

Longitude: -0.26 / 0°15'35"W

OS Eastings: 519843

OS Northings: 222631

OS Grid: TL198226

Mapcode National: GBR J80.F3Y

Mapcode Global: VHGNZ.FRXZ

Entry Name: Little Easthall Farm

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176840

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162919

Location: St. Paul's Walden, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: St Paul's Walden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


11/127 Little Easthall Farm


Farmhouse, now a private house. C16 or earlier open hall house; addition
of lower S bay, insertion of floor and chimney, and rebuilding roof
c.1600; N end early C18; brick front and ends mid C18. Timber frame on
high brick sill roughcast, front and ends red brick chequered with blue
headers. Steep old red tile roof with rear catslide over stair and
outshut, and hip at N end. An unusual 2-bays open hall house with
conversion c.1600 to a lobby-entry, internal chimney plan 3-cells house
with stair tower and outshut under catslide to rear of stack. A long
2-storeys house facing E with plat-band and eaves cornice, and
1½-storeys S bay. 2 2-light casement windows to 1st floor and 4 to
ground floor with small panes and segmental arches to ground floor.
Large central chimney with 3 conjoined diagonal shafts and extra flue at
S. Projecting S gable chimney and front lateral chimney to N end part
now capped off below roof. Canted bay window on N end with 3-light
casement window over. Interior has cambered tie-beams of large
scantling, that of open truss on S face of chimney deeply chamfered and
stopped with 3 peg holes for former large brace and peg near top for
queen-post or strut of a side-purlin roof. Tie-beam dark coloured
presumably from open fire, distinct from other timbers. Later truss on N
face of chimney with straight wind-brace. Inserted chimney of narrow
brick has wide back-to-back floor on chamfered axial beam in room to S
of chimney with chamfered and stopped joists. Rougher joists on axial
beam in S bay with new joints in possible stair position in SW corner.
Present stair rises from main room in space taken from S bay. (RCHM

Listing NGR: TL1984322631

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

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