SP9610 : Norcott Hill Farm, Northchurch

taken 13 years ago, near to Northchurch, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Norcott Hill Farm, Northchurch
Norcott Hill Farm, Northchurch
This picture, of the track that runs past Norcott Hill Farm, is taken from a very similar position to an old picture of the farm LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) (Original held by Dacorum Heritage Trust LinkExternal link ).

I simply walked along the track and my analysis of the site is as follows are:

The Gateway to Norcott Hall (SP9610 : The Gates to Norcott Hall, Northchurch). Norcott Hall (SP9610 : Norcott Hall, Northchurch) is a building which, at first sight appears to be an 18th century Georgian Mansion.
A house (SP9610 : The Farmhouse, Norcott Hill Farm, Northchurch) which might be the original farmhouse.

Entrance to former farmyard (SP9610 : Old Farm House and entrance to farm yard) - all outbuildings appear to be converted to residential.

Two linked farm buildings with backs to the track one with interesting wood and brickwork (SP9610 : Converted Farm Buildings, Norcott Hill Farm) the wood being just visible in the old photograph.

Entrance to farmyard which forms a rectangle with converted wooden barns.

Another farm barn (converted) with interesting brickwork.

Gateway showing rear of weather-boarded (and converted) farm buildings (SP9610 : Rear of Barns, Norcott Hill Farm).

Semi-detached chalet bungalows (SP9610 : Farmside and Parkfield, Norcott Hill Farm).

A mid-20th century(?) house and garden.

The track ends about 100 yards further on at a pair of field gates. (SP9610 : North End of the Track past Norcott Hill Farm).

See 'Genealogy in Hertfordshire' website at LinkExternal link for further information, old photograph, and some old maps.
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 June, 2009   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 27 June, 2009
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Farm > Farm   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 969 106 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.1407N 0:35.7968W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 969 105
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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