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Shiptons, Gilston

Description: Shiptons

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159903

OS Grid Reference: TL4485112161
OS Grid Coordinates: 544851, 212161
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7894, 0.0988

Location: Pye Corner, Gilston, Hertfordshire CM20 2RD

Locality: Gilston
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM20 2RD

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Listing Text

(south side)
Pye Corner

9/13 No 29


House. C17 or earlier, Gothicised in early C19, modern rear
lean-to. One and a half storeys, timberframed, plastered house
facing N. Steep old red tiled gabled roof with large square
chimney one third from the W end, and 3 gabled dormers on the
front wall plate. Appears to have a 3-unit plan with unheated
service room at E end and entrance door moved eastwards.
Described as a house and shop in the 1846 Tithe Award (HRO). C19
cusped bargeboards with moulded pendants. Plank door in raised
plaster surround under lefthand dormer. Similar surrounds to 2
windows. 2-light flush wooden mullioned windows with cast iron
lattice casements to Ground floor. Diamond lattice leaded lights
to 2-light dormer window, each with an iron opening light. An
interesting small timberframed house. Part of picturesque group
opposite the Plume of Feathers P H.

Listing NGR: TL4485112161

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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