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Walkers Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Meesden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.974 / 51°58'26"N

Longitude: 0.0747 / 0°4'29"E

OS Eastings: 542606

OS Northings: 232644

OS Grid: TL426326

Mapcode National: GBR LB4.7Q0

Mapcode Global: VHHL7.7NV3

Entry Name: Walkers Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160358

Location: Meesden, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Meesden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Meesden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(South side)

8/137 Walkers Farmhouse


House. C15 or early C16 E cross wing, hall range rebuilt in C18 and
lean-to room against jettied N front of crosswing. Timber frame on white
stucco sill. Exposed frame with white panel infill on present E front
with steep thatch roof hipped and carried down over N lean-to. Tiled and
white weatherboarded W range, dark weatherboarding to N lean-to. A
picturesque 2-storeys house facing E composed of the jettied remaining,
2-bays, crosswing of a late medieval house added to and extended to N
and W. 2 windows to each floor on E front. 3-light flush small-panes
casement windows. Plank door under gabled hood gives access through N
lean-to which has the old jetty exposed inside. Heavy jowled posts
cambered tie-beams and single-frame collar rafter roof. Mortices for
cross partition formerly dividing Ground Floor. Stair formerly in NW
corner. Mortices for 4-light diamond mullioned window under jetty, and
shutter groove for 1st floor window. Jowled posts to jetty. Heavy studs
in walls. Large chimney at SW adjoining rear wing probably C18.

Listing NGR: TL4260632644

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

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