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Green Hythe, Hitchin

Description: Green Hythe

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 July 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 161603

OS Grid Reference: TL1835629201
OS Grid Coordinates: 518356, 229201
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9487, -0.2793

Location: Brand Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1EH

Locality: Hitchin
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 1EH

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Listing Text

No 2A (Green Hythe)
TL 1829 SW 1/337


A timber traded college of C17 or early C18 origin, recased in red brick cl800 and with
further alterations in the mid C19. 2 storeys with steep half hipped old tile roof, brick
dentil eaves. The 1st floor principally as an attic storey. Very tall mid C19 brick
chimney stacks rising from eaves. Gabled tiled cheek mid C19 dormers. The gable end has
2 revealed glazing bar sashes with flat ganged rubber brick arches to 1st floor and
similar but tripantile glazing bar sash window centred on ground floor. Renewed doorway
with gauged rubber brick flat and to right. Hipped end has 4 light transomed wood
casement to ground floor. Interior retains exposed a part of a roof truss with large
tie helm end raked brace. Chamfered ceiling beam in corridor at foot of staircase.

Listing NGR: TL1835629201

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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