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Welspen Thatch, Anstey

Description: Welspen Thatch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160248

OS Grid Reference: TL4039032169
OS Grid Coordinates: 540390, 232169
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9703, 0.0423

Location: Anstey, Hertfordshire SG9 0DH

Locality: Anstey
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0DH

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Listing Text

(North side)

7/27 Welspen Thatch


House. Early C18 or earlier, restored after fire 1983, higher W block
1984. Timber frame on stuccoed sill, weatherboarded with steep,
half-hipped, thatch roof carried down over rear outshut. 1½ storeys,
3-cells, internal-chimney, lobby entry plan house facing S with chimney
a third from original W end. Stair now in E service end. S front has 4
windows and 3 swept dormers at eaves (formerly only one, to hall)
2-light flush, small-paned casements. Gabled front porch with battened
door. Interior has exposed timbers, thin studs, straight tension braces
and wide open brick fireplaces with timber lintol. Unjowled posts. Floor
and lean-to roof carried on ledges pegged to walls. Axial main beams.
Face-halved bladed scarf in wallplate. Clasped purlin roof with thin
poles for thatch. (Bailey (1980)24).

Listing NGR: TL4039032169

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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