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Corner Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7941 / 51°47'38"N

Longitude: -0.4559 / 0°27'21"W

OS Eastings: 506582

OS Northings: 211732

OS Grid: TL065117

Mapcode National: GBR G67.KJY

Mapcode Global: VHFS0.15TG

Plus Code: 9C3XQGVV+JJ

Entry Name: Corner Farm

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348036

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157867

Location: Great Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP2

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Great Gaddesden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Gaddesden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 01 SE
(North side)
4/86 Corner Farm
- II

Farmhouse, now a private house. Mid C17, brick front on S and E mid C19,
extended to N and renovated 1985. Red brick on high flint sill with
timber framed cross-partitions, probable timber framed show-front
replaced by red brick in C19 and E gable rebuilt. Steep old red tile
roofs. A large rectangular house of 2-storeys and attics facing S with
lower rear wing stepping down to N. 3-cells, internal chimney, former
lobby-entry plan, with chimney a third from W end. 2 gabled dormers on
roof slope. Irregular fenestration with 5 recessed sash windows to 1st
floor and 2 French windows to ground floor. Interior has exposed posts,
ovolo-moulded axial beams with bar-stops to ground and 1st floor,
double-ovolo moulded fireplace lintel on ground floor on E side of
stack, 4-centred brick arched fireplace on floor over, 4-centred arched
stone moulded fireplace to W side on 1st floor with double ogee moulding
and moulded stops high on the jambs. 4-bays, wide-span, butt-purlin
roof. Single purlin to each slope supported by straight wind-braces, and
with rafters butt jointed to opposed faces of purlin. Numbered joints.
Closed framed partitions on each side of narrow chimney bay, slots in
tie-beams for diagonal braces springing from former timber framed front
wall. Present stair cuts through ovolo floor beam of 1st floor. Original
stair probably to rear of chimney.

Listing NGR: TL0658211732

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