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23, Shephall Green, Stevenage

Description: 23, Shephall Green

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 March 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 158123

OS Grid Reference: TL2563922865
OS Grid Coordinates: 525639, 222865
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8902, -0.1757

Location: Shephall Green, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG2 9XS

Locality: Stevenage
Local Authority: Stevenage Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 9XS

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Listing Text


5/10000 No 23


House. Circa early to mid C17, extended later C17. Rendered
timber frame. Pantile roof with gabled ends. Rendered brick axial
and gable end stacks. Plan: 3-room plan lobby entrance house. The
original early-mid C17 house comprised a hall with a gable end
stack on left (N) and an unheated room to right (S). Later in C17
a parlour with a chamber above and a gable end stack was built
at the left (N) end.'There is an outshut behind the parlour and
a later outshut behind the hall and inner room. Exterior: 2
storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window west front. Small 3-light
casements on first floor and larger 4-light ground floor
casements with glazing bars; ground floor right replaced by C20
French casement. Panelled and glazed door to left of centre with
C20 open porch. Small outshut on left (N) end. At rear main roof
is carried down as catslide over outshut on right. Lower pitched
lean-to outshut on left. Interior: Exposed wall framing.
Chamfered axial beams in hall and parlour with cyma stops. Hall
and parlour have brick fireplaces with similarly chamfered and
stopped timber lintel. The hall stack has crow-steps on back
exposed in parlour chamber (originally outside). Exposed in
chambers wall plate and tie-beams in timber frame partitions but
apex of roof ceiled.

Listing NGR: TL2563922865

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Source: English Heritage

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