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78, High Street, Walkern

Description: 78, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 159695

OS Grid Reference: TL2889126317
OS Grid Coordinates: 528891, 226317
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9205, -0.1272

Location: B1037, Walkern, Hertfordshire SG2 7PG

Locality: Walkern
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7PG

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/14 No 78
(formerly listed as No 78
24.11.66 The Old Hawthornes)


House. Cl7 or earlier, NE wing early C18. Timber frame on
stucco sill, roughcast with steep old red tile roofs. A one and
a half storeys, 3-cell, central-chimney plan house with entrance
now in E gable end to road. One and a half storeys NE extension
with N gable chimney projecting a little. Large central chimney,
with oven off middle room, a third from E end. Tall conjoined
square shafts above roof. C20 small external chimney on S wall.
E front has gable on left with 2-light top hung leaded casement
above continuous dripboard at level of eaves. Lean-to timber
open porch to oak plank door (renewed). Gabled dormer on the
eaves to right with similar 2 light flush casement window below.
Gabled dormer to room over middle room, on S side, with 3 small
windows to ground floor. Tiled lean-to set back at W end. 3-bay
struture with side purl in roof. Similar roof to NE extension. A
most picturesque village house.

Listing NGR: TL2889126317

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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