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Date Listed: 21 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 158862
OS Grid Reference: TQ0711396053
OS Grid Coordinates: 507113, 196053
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6531, -0.4531
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TQ 09 NE RICKMANSWORTH PARROTTS CLOSE
House. Probably C16, extended in C17 and C18 in 2 or 3 phases. Altered
and extended C19 and C20. Timber frame. Some brick nogging and casing,
rendered and roughcast. Tiled roofs. Probably a 2 bay open hall
originally with a parallel range added to rear and further wings added.
2 storeys and attic. Entrance now on gable end. Early block to left.
Central entrance in later hipped porch. Large C20 casements. Blind
opening above porch. Left attic light blocked. Coped double gable
parapet. Left return has a C17 external stack with offsets. Set back to
right is a 1 bay C17 wing with exposed first floor framing over a C20
ground floor projection. Stack on front pitch. Further right and
projecting forward at right angles is a 3 bay timber framed former
outbuilding probably C18, exposed frame with brick nogging. Inserted
windows. External stack to rear. To rear some framing is exposed on
later of 2 main ranges. To rear of original building is a C20 addition.
Interior: earliest block has stop chamfered ground floor binding beams,
curved braces from jowled posts to cambered tie beams, clasped purlin
roof, curved windbraces. Clasped purlin roofs in later wings. (RCHM
Listing NGR: TQ0711396053
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