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Shem Nichols, Aspenden

Description: Shem Nichols

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159714

OS Grid Reference: TL3575128247
OS Grid Coordinates: 535751, 228247
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9362, -0.0267

Locality: Aspenden
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 9PD

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Listing Text

(north side)

8/5 Shem Nichols



House. Late C17. Timber frame on stuccoed sill, plastered with
varied basketwork pargetting above a weatherboarded apron. Steep
old red tile roof. A one and a half storeys and cellar, 3 cells,
central-chimney, lobby-entry plan house facing Central
chimney a third from E end, with axial beams supporting floors.
2 front windows flanking half-glazed, 4 panel door up steps with
hood on cut brackets. 3-light flush casement windows. W room
and chamber over lit from gable. 2 gabled dormers at front
eaves. Exposed joists and framework inside. Chamfered beams
with curve-and-notch stops. C19 parlour chimney built backing
onto central stack which heats hall. Face-halved bladed scarf
joint in front wallplate. House of Shem Nicholls, Cooper in
early C20.

Listing NGR: TL3575128247

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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