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Manor House, King's Walden

Description: Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162827

OS Grid Reference: TL1516022136
OS Grid Coordinates: 515160, 222136
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8859, -0.3282

Location: 3 The Meadows, Kings Walden, Hertfordshire SG4 8PL

Locality: King's Walden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8PL

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Listing Text

(north side)
Breachwood Green

4/35 Manor House


House. C16 or earlier jettied crosswing in middle with small part of
late medieval hall extending to N. Late C17 wing added at S with
extension on its E end c.1954. N part of hall range a C20 extension.
Timber frame exposed on jettied upper part of crosswing to E and W with
red brick infill. Ground floor plastered. S wing has plastered panels
between studs with ground floor of painted brick. Steep old red tile
roofs, hipped on S wing. An irregular 2-storeys house facing W. Entrance
in middle under jetty of oldest part which unusually has a similar jetty
to rear. Casement windows renewed. Bull-nosed joists and brackets to
jetties. Interior has exposed framework, one hollow-chamfered jamb and
4-centred-head of one of the twin service doors on the N side of the
crosswing formerly giving onto the screens passage showing that this was
a service-end crosswing to lower hall extending to N now only
fragmentary, with a large internal kitchen chimney inserted. The S wing
of 2-storeys has one room on each floor, jowled posts, and large chimney
at its junction with the crosswing to N. It has 2 windows looking
southward over the now enclosed and built-over green. One window
extension to E. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1516022136

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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