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Description: Thatched Cottage
Date Listed: 14 January 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 162786
OS Grid Reference: TL2211926362
OS Grid Coordinates: 522119, 226362
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9224, -0.2256
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WYMONDLEY STEVENAGE ROAD
TL 22 NW (East side)
4/174 Thatched Cottage
14.1.77 (formerly listed under
House. C16 (date 1579 formerly on front), formerly the Warrener's House,
('1680' cut on chimney), owned by manor up to 1803, altered and extended
to W 1939-40, single-storey E extendion 1960. Timber frame with exposed
frame and roughcast plaster panels. Sill renewed in red brick. Steep
thatch roof with fancy ridge. A 2-storeys house with continuous front
jetty facing N with large projecting end chimney at W, and extensions
and lean-to to W and E. 2 bays jettied old part with convex curved
tension braces to 1st floor and 3 panels to each bay. 2 3-lights windows
on ground floor flank central porch now blocked with 2 2-lights
casements. LH part has horizontal rail and bull-nosed joists possibly
heightened. Entrance now central between single-light windows in E
extension. Roof has short square crown-post with heavy short braces.
Jowled posts with heavy curved braces to tie-beams. (RCHM typescript:
inf Mr. Farris).
Listing NGR: TL2211926362
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Source: English Heritage
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