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Orchards, Hunsdon

Description: Orchards

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159940

OS Grid Reference: TL4190614211
OS Grid Coordinates: 541906, 214211
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8085, 0.0570

Location: Drury Lane, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8NU

Locality: Hunsdon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8NU

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Listing Text

(north side)
Hunsdon village

7/2 No 9 (Orchards)



House. C17 or earlier. Timberframed, weatherboarded or
plastered, with steep pitched old red tile gabled roof. A long,
2 storeys house facing E with its weatherboarded gable end to the
street. Side walls plastered. Low tiled and plastered extension
against rear part of E side. Rear part of W side weatherboarded
and on a different alignment. Very large red brick chimneystack
at W side against front end roofed by an extension of the tiled
slope at a lower pitch, emphasised by the bargeboard. 2- and 3-
light wooden casement windows in flush frames. Coved eaves
cornice on E side. Up to 1836, this was the Hunsdon Workhouse
Master's House (HLHS (1979) 26). A low wing parallel with the
road set back on the E side has been demolished. an historic
timberframed house. tart of a group in this part of the village
conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4190614211

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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