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Priory Row, Widford

Description: Priory Row

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160010

OS Grid Reference: TL4204015936
OS Grid Coordinates: 542040, 215936
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8240, 0.0596

Location: High Street, Widford, Hertfordshire SG12 8SN

Locality: Widford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8SN

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Listing Text

(east side)
Widford village

6/3 Priory Row
Nos 1-7
- (consecutive)


Block of 7 houses. C18 extended to rear and refronted in early
C19. Timberframed weatherboarded or plastered at rear. Front
and rear of Nos 1, 2, 3 in brickwork colourworked. Old red tiled.
roofs to front and upper part of rear slope and rear wing at Nos '
4 and 5. Rear addition over slate roofs at flatter pitch. No 1 - -
slated entirely. A 2 storeys block of regular small houses facing
W with a hipped roof C18 rear projection in the middle, flanked
by C19 storey, rear extensions. Fronts have 1-window to each
floor of each house. Recessed sash windows with segmental arches
and 6/6 panes. Nos 2 and 3 have the door to the right of the
lower window but the others have it on the left. Steep tiled
gabled roof continuous from No 2 to No 7 with 3 central chimneys
in its length. Each house is differentiated by its tiled timber
porch and door. No 2 has a baluster turned Gothick gabled porch
with chip-carved decoration. No 7 more normal Gothic. The
others each have applied carved console brackets. An attractive
row of historic village houses. The centrepiece of this side of
the High Street, and the Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4204015936

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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