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21 and 25, Harefield Road, Rickmansworth

Description: 21 and 25, Harefield Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158804

OS Grid Reference: TQ0608493842
OS Grid Coordinates: 506084, 193842
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6334, -0.4686

Location: Harefield Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 1LZ

Locality: Rickmansworth
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD3 1LZ

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Listing Text


(Southeast side)
21 AND 25

Pair of semi-detached houses, formerly a single dwelling, originally an agricultural building. Late C16, converted to house late C17/early C18 and divided into two cottages early C19. C20 alterations. Timber framed enclosed in red brick, stucco to No. 25, steeply pitched tiled roof. 2 bays with central entrance to each. No. 21 is 2 storeys. No. 25 is 1 storey with attic. Later brick and timber gabled porches. No. 21 has a panelled door and 12 pane horizontal sliding sashes. No. 25 has C20 12 pane 2 light casements. Gabled tile-hung dormers. Central stack behind ridge. External end stacks with offsets. Lean-to and flat roofed additions to rear. Interior: chamfered bridging beams to ground floor.

Statement of importance: This is a good example of a building in a formerly rural area being adapted to changes in agriculture and housing needs over a long period and yet preserving significant amounts of the original structure.

Source: Adrian Gibson, unpublished report on 21 and 25 Harefield Road. Feb. 2004

Listing NGR: TQ0608993839

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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