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The Retreat, Chorleywood

Description: The Retreat

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158731

OS Grid Reference: TQ0282095656
OS Grid Coordinates: 502820, 195656
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6503, -0.5152

Location: Turneys Orchard, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire WD3 5JR

Locality: Chorleywood
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD3 5JR

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Listing Text

(South side)

5/90 The Retreat


House. Probably late C16, part rebuilt C20. Timber framed core with
brick nogging, some rendering. Extended in brick. Tiled roofs. 2 bays
remain of once larger house with present rear addition replacing an
earlier structure. 2 storeys. To drive exposed posts, rail and studs.
Ground floor horizontal sliding sash. To right 1 bay 2 storey addition.
To left 1 storey addition. To garden exposed posts and rail, 3 ground
floor 2 light casements. First floor 2 light casement and a single
light. Rear gable end of early block has a C17 external stack with a
rebuilt cap, exposed tie beam, struts, collar and clasped purlins.
Interior: stop chamfered binding beam, curved braces to stop chamfered
cambered tie beam. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TQ0282095656

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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