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The Three Horseshoes Public House, Sawbridgeworth

Description: The Three Horseshoes Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 160852

OS Grid Reference: TL4877217492
OS Grid Coordinates: 548772, 217492
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8362, 0.1579

Location: Spellbrook Ln E, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire CM22 7SE

Locality: Sawbridgeworth
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM22 7SE

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Listing Text

(South Side)
The Three Horseshoes PH
TL 487 174:4/4 6.6.52
C16 or earlier (reputedly 1446). 1 1/2 storey house set back from road.
Timber frame exposed with plastered infill. Steep half hipped thatch roof.
3 rooms in line plan extended 1 bay at E end in C16/C17. Floor inserted in
central bays in later C17 creating attic lit by dormer. Gable chimney at W,
large internal chimney where later E bay joins house. Door on front (N)
opposite chimney and another in W end part. E bay has straight tension
brace and upper half of 2 light window with diagonally set oak mullions
above later 3 light leaded casement. Gabled tiled dormer in roof slope
with 2 light wooden casement. W end part still open to collars of roof
inside. Edge halved bridle butt splice in rear wall plate. Gd floor
lowered under inserted floor. Parts of framework of partitions remain.
E bay has chamfered axial beam with concave stops. Deep, elaborately
moulded,lintol to fireplace, possibly a bressumer re-used. Purlin roof
construction. Buildings added to S with fake timberframing are modern.
An interesting survival. Picturesque.

Listing NGR: TL4877217492

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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