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Wants End Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hitchin, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9075 / 51°54'27"N

Longitude: -0.3127 / 0°18'45"W

OS Eastings: 516169

OS Northings: 224568

OS Grid: TL161245

Mapcode National: GBR H6D.CS0

Mapcode Global: VHGNY.JBK0

Plus Code: 9C3XWM5P+2W

Entry Name: Wants End Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366124

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162818

Location: King's Walden, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: King's Walden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: King's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


4/26 Wants End Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17 or earlier S crosswing, hall range altered in C17 or early C18. Timber frame, roughcast upper part of wing, ground floor cased in old red brick in English-bond. C18 plum brick casing to hall range with red dressings and heightened by 6 courses of chequer brickwork at eaves. Steep old red tile roofs. A T-shape roofed block
facing E with S side of S crosswing to road. Large square chimney with cruciform diagonal group of shafts at junction of wings with lobby entrance beside it. 2-storeys wing has 2-lights casement window to each floor. Lower hall range has 2 2-lights casement windows and 2 gabled dormers at eaves with similar windows. C19 internal N gable chimney stack.

Listing NGR: TL1616924568

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

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