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Yew Tree Cottages, Widford

Description: Yew Tree Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160025

OS Grid Reference: TL4199815571
OS Grid Coordinates: 541998, 215571
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8207, 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

5/16 Yew Tree Cottages
Nos 2 and 4


Amend address to read as follows:
Yew Tree Cottages
Nos 2 and 3


(east side)
Widford village

5/16 Yew Tree Cottages
Nos 2 and 4


2 houses, now one house. C17 or earlier with a small early C19
brick house on S now incorporated and disguised. Timberframed
and plastered with weatherboarding to front Ground Floor. Steep
red tiled gabled roof. Similar matching finishes applied on top
of yellow stock brickwork of C19 S part. 2 storeys with 2 widely
spaced windows to each floor of each half. C19 2-light casement
windows with Gothick tracery recessed in S half but set flush
with a moulded architrave in the older N part. This part has a
lobby entry symmetrical 2 room plan with a large central chimney
of 3 flues just behind the ridge. The shallower S part had until
c1980 a central door. It has a symmetrical 2 room plan with end
chimneys, partly external and in red brick on the S. Modern oak
door in heavy older frame under small bracketed hood, central to
N part. Formerly there was a 2 storeys brick house similar to
the S part, adjoining on the N. A picturesque C17 house with C19
S part. Part of a varied group in this part of the Conservation

Listing NGR: TL4199815571

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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