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Farmhouse at How Green Farm with Attached Stables and Outhouse to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9473 / 51°56'50"N

Longitude: -0.0292 / 0°1'44"W

OS Eastings: 535552

OS Northings: 229474

OS Grid: TL355294

Mapcode National: GBR K8V.ZBX

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.FBY2

Plus Code: 9C3XWXWC+W8

Entry Name: Farmhouse at How Green Farm with Attached Stables and Outhouse to North

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159709

Location: Buntingford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Buntingford

Built-Up Area: Buntingford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aspenden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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(south side)

4/5 Farmhouse at How Green
Farm with attached stables
- and outhouse to N


House with attached stables and outhouse. Late C17 house ('1696'
in plaster oval plaque said to have been removed from N side in
C20 to make a window). Timber frame on stuccoed plinth,stepped
at E end. Roughcast with steep old red tile hipped roof. A 2-
storeys, 3-cells, central-chimney plan house facing S. Central
stack a third from E with parlour to E, hall to W, and service
room at W end. 2 openings and oven projection at N wall in line
with stack. Staircase and passage on S side of stack. S front
has 3 windows to each floor and a door into the hall. Flush
casement windows, with mullions, leaded glazing and iron plate
casements. Some renewed in wood. Chamfered axial beams and
exposed joists in hall and service bay. Chamfered cross-beam in
parlour with canted rear corners to brick fireplace. Old moulded
plank door with iron strap hinges to staircase, and classical
balusters between 2 rails to landing. Cyma moulded mullion to
blocked window on landing. Oak frame with unjowled posts and
soffits-squinted butt scarf-joint with secret bridle in
wallplate. Specially interesting as a dated example of a late
C17 timber-framed house. C19 L-shaped stable dark weatherboarded
with red pantile roof, and lower similar weatherboarded outhouse
extending to E with pitched roof formerly thatched now of
corrugated iron. House and outbuildings enclose 3 sides of a
yard on the N of the house and form a picturesque roadside group
with the barn (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TL3555229474

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