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Windmill House, Rushden

Description: Windmill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162359

OS Grid Reference: TL3047431556
OS Grid Coordinates: 530474, 231556
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9672, -0.1022

Location: Rushden, Hertfordshire SG9 0SG

Locality: Rushden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0SG

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Listing Text

TL 3031
(Northwest side)
10/36 Windmill House
27.5.68 (formerly listed as
Windmill Farmhouse, Church End)
House, formerly Post Office and dwelling. Late C15 or C16, hall floored
and heated late C17, c.1800 divided to form 2 dwellings, extended C20.
Timber frame, rendered. Thatched roof with some tiles. 2 bay hall with
cross wing to left. 1 storey and attic with 2 storey cross wing.
Entrance at lower end of hall with a plank and muntin door with a
thatched hood on timber posts. Secondary date 'T 1730' in plaster over
entrance. Single leaded light in service bay to right. 3 light flush
frame casement to left, 3 light attic window with eyebrow thatching.
Axial red brick ridge stack inserted at lower end of hall. Jettied cross
wing to left has a plank and muntin door, 2 and 3 light casements with
leaded panes on ground floor, curved bracket to right end of jetty.
First floor pargetted with diamond patterning, a 2 light casement,
exposed plates, and purlins. Tiles on right slope of wing and at left
end of hall roof. Catslide roof over lean-to addition to left end of
cross wing. Cross wing has a hipped roof to rear. Lean-to addition to
rear of hall range. To right a C20 1 storey link to a C20 wing with a
gable front, tiled roofs. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3047431556

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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