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Milburns, Hormead

Description: Milburns

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 160323

OS Grid Reference: TL4034030046
OS Grid Coordinates: 540340, 230046
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9512, 0.0407

Location: B1038, Hormead, Hertfordshire SG9 0NT

Locality: Hormead
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0NT

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Listing Text

(South side)
Great Hormead

11/102 Milburns


House. W part a crosswing c.1500, early C17 main range, 2 storeys porch
c.1920, 2 storeys rear extension c.1980 and W lean-to rebuilt. Timber
frame plastered. Steep old red tile roofs, half-hipped but gabled porch.
Of the former T-plan late medieval house the 2-storeys W crosswing
remains but the 2 storeys C17 hall range has smoke-blackened principal
and common rafters re-used in the roof, and a re-used hollow chamfered
tie-beam, in front of the chimney, from the former open hall range. Now
a symmetrical 2-storeys house facing N with one window to each floor to
each side of the 2-storeys porch. 3-light flush casement windows. One
over door. 6-panel door with flat hood on shaped bracket. E room heated
by wide Tudor-arched fireplace with moulded wooden lintol and sunk
spandrels. N end of fireplace cut back for access from front lobby.
Chamfered axial beams. Stair rises at back of chimney and W end is
heated by a later gable fireplace shared with an end outshut. W room
has C18 panelling, cornice and fire surround. Old plank door to space
under stair. Central tie-beam and heavy curved braces of 2-bay crosswing
remain above heavy timbered frame with jowled posts. Face halved bladed
scarf joint in wallplates of hall range. Roof altered to include
crosswing under a single roof. (Jackson (1983)16).

Listing NGR: TL4034030046

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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