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Old Brewery The Brew House, St Paul's Walden

Description: Old Brewery The Brew House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162932

OS Grid Reference: TL1866021043
OS Grid Coordinates: 518660, 221043
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8753, -0.2777

Location: 58 B651, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 8AG

Locality: St Paul's Walden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8AG

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Listing Text

(North side)

12/140 Nos. 22 (Old Brewery),
27.5.68 and 24 (The Brew House)


House, now 2 houses. Early C17, renovated early C18 ('1702' carved on
beam), top storey and brick front c.1800 when extended to E and divided.
Timber frame roughcast, with sandy red brick front, low red brick
extension to E and white weatherboarded C20 rear extension. Slate roofs,
hipped on house. A 3-cells, lobby-entry, E crosswing plan house facing
S, with extra lobby taken out of E side of middle room when E wing
extended and divided off as a separate house. Formal brick S front with
3-storeys and moulded cornice below parapet. 3 windows wide. Recessed
sash windows with rubbed flat arches and 4/4 panes to 2nd floor, 8/8
panes to 1st floor, and triple sashes at each end of front, 8/8 sash in
middle, and 2 re-used early C18 (? 1702) pedimented doorcases to the
6-panel flush-bead doors. Eared architraves and swelled frieze. Large
internal chimney a third from W end has 4 diagonally set square shafts
concealed by heightening of house. Chamfered axial beam with bar-stop. E
extension was used as a straw plait school in the C19. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1866021043

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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