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96 and 98, Station Road, Sawbridgeworth

Description: 96 and 98, Station Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 160872

OS Grid Reference: TL4868815032
OS Grid Coordinates: 548688, 215032
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8141, 0.1556

Location: 96 Station Road, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire CM21 9JY

Locality: Sawbridgeworth
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM21 9JY

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Nos 96 and 98
TL 4869 1503:2/11
C17 or earlier 1½ storey house (No 98) at right angles to road facing E.
Early C18 2 storey house (No 96) in front parallel with road facing N.
C18,1 bay half hipped extension to S end of C17 house. Mid C18, 2 storey
extension of No 96 to W with tiled roof. All the rest thatched. Timber
framing of 3 periods. Plastered generally but weatherboarding to S end of
No 98, W end of No 96 and the Gd floor front, W of the central lean-to
tiled porch. Large internal chimney stack at junction of Nos 96 and 98.
Former internal gable stack at W end of thatched older part of No 96. N
front symmetrical thatched part with 2 windows to each floor. 1st floor
has 3 light wooden mullioned windows with horizontal glazing bars inserted
in side lights. Wider central light has metal casement with small fixed
light over. C18 adapted in C19. Central between upper windows a Sun
firemark lacking numbered label. On Gd floor flush box sash windows with
10/10 panes under plaster drip mould. Porch plastered with battened door
modern. W extension has central Gd floor door adapted as 2 light casement
window with 4 panes each. W end has 2 light C18 mullioned wooden window
with iron opening frame and rectangular leaded glazing on 1st floor. Door
on Gd floor. E front of older house (No 98) has steep thatched roof with
overhanging eaves. 2 small 2 light eaves dormers set on wall plate under
thatch bonnets. Rectangular leaded glazing to all windows. 2, 3 light
mullioned wooden windows of different heights but with central iron
opening lights flanking the plank entrance door under drip board. Near
S end similar plank door to half hipped C18 storage bay. The interior of
No 98 has an inserted floor structure and a clasped purlin roof with wind
braces and A-frame trusses. Interior of No 96 has exposed studs, beams
and joists, with stair next W gable stack. Interesting picturesque
thatched group with timber framing of 3 Periods. Part of picturesque
group on S side of road.

Listing NGR: TL4868815032

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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