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Sylvesters Numbers 1 and 2 Opposite Bell Inn, Widford

Description: Sylvesters Numbers 1 and 2 Opposite Bell Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160021

OS Grid Reference: TL4199615744
OS Grid Coordinates: 541996, 215744
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8223, 0.0589

Location: Hunsdon Road, Widford, Hertfordshire SG12 8SG

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

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Listing Text

(east side)
Widford village

5/12 Sylvesters
Nos 1, and 2
- opposite Bell Inn


House, now 2 houses. C17, extended in C18 (date '1712 WH' on W
end), 3 cottages in C19, now 2 houses. An L-shaped, 2 storeys
timberframed plastered house with steep old red tile roof, with
hip and gable at W end. Originally a rectangular house (No 2)
with W end to street facing N. Weatherboarded apron on N and
plank door and small paned window linked under a dripboard. 2
C19 small flushbox sash windows with vertical margin lights to
upper floor and one to right cut into weatherboarded apron.
Ground floor on W faced in C19 red brick. 2 recessed margin
light sashes to Ground floor and 2 similar flush box sash windows
above, flanking a smoothed plaster date panel. No 1 on S is an
C18 narrower 2 storeys extension along the street formerly 2
similar cottages with door and 1 window to each floor. Ground
floor faced in brick later than No 2 (straight joint). Lefthand
plank door retained and margin light sash window inserted in the
other. Central red brick chimney. S gable faced in brickwork at
2 periods. An historic C17 3-unit central chimney house extended
in C18 and sub-divided. Part of the varied architectural group
around The Bell Inn.

Listing NGR: TL4199615744

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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