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Popeswell, Buckland

Description: Popeswell

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160268

OS Grid Reference: TL3557532326
OS Grid Coordinates: 535575, 232326
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9729, -0.0277

Location: A10, Buckland, Hertfordshire SG9 0PQ

Locality: Buckland
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0PQ

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Listing Text

(East side)

1/47 Popeswell

House. Later C17, N end C19 altered to single storey in C20. Timber
frame on black plastered plinth, roughcast with dark weatherboarded S
end and steep thatched roof. A long, 2-storeys, originally 3-cells,
internal-chimney, lobby-entry plan house, extended by one bay to N and
by rear outshuts, facing W with an annular wellhead just outside front
door. 4 windows to each floor, battened door in middle with a gabled
thatched hood, 2-light flush casements, upper 2 to left and lower 2 to
right have small-paned cast iron casements, wooden divided casements to
upper right, steel casements to lower left, French window with
sidelights to single-volume N end with internal gable chimney. Interior
has stepped jowled posts, clasped-purlin roof and face-halved bladed
scarf joint in wallplate. Chamfered axial floor beams and squared
joists. Back-to-back fireplaces with plastered conical chimney in narrow
bay on 1st floor. Fireplace has 2 recesses in back with rounded corbels
to head and similar shaped lower lip. Former S service-room thrown into
middle room and a single long chamfered axial beam inserted.

Listing NGR: TL3557532326

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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