Record Details

NHER Number:30680
Type of record:Building
Name:Crinkle Crankle Wall at Church Farm, Hampstead Road, Lessingham


A very good example of a late 18th century flint serpentine or crinkle crankle wall, at the rear of Church Farmhouse.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4003 2828
Map Sheet:TG42NW

Full description

September 1987. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"Crinkle-crankle garden wall running east from rear of house with short south return. Late 18th century. Whole flints with brick piers at intervals. Brick parapet with rounded coping bricks. Very good unspoilt example."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
E. Rose (NLA), 21 June 1994. Amended by P. Beers (HES), 13 September 2021.

March 2021. Minor Amendment to Listing.
The mapped location of this record has been corrected.
When Listed in September 1987, this record was located at TG 40004 28304. This incorrectly placed it off the wall. It has been moved approximately 43m to the south-east of this point and is now located at TG 40039 28282, Crinkle Crankle Wall at Church Farmhouse, Hampstead Road, Lessingham.
See Minor Amendment notification (S2) for further details.
P. Beers (HES), 13 September 2021.

Monument Types

  • SERPENTINE WALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1373721.
<S2>Designation: Historic England. 2014-present. National Heritage List for England Minor Amendment Notification. Notification. DNF6651, List Entry 1373721, 02 March 2021.

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