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Ivydene Rose Mead, St Paul's Walden

Description: Ivydene Rose Mead

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162946

OS Grid Reference: TL1848221105
OS Grid Coordinates: 518482, 221105
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8759, -0.2803

Location: 58 B651, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 8AH

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

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Listing Text

(South side)

12/154 Nos. 59 (Ivydene),
61 (Rose-mead), and 63


House and additions, now 2 houses and a shop. C17 or earlier main range
(No. 59) and 1st extension to N of crosswing, mid C18 brick encasing or
rebuilding of crosswing on W (No. 61), early C19 brick encasing of main
range and 2nd extension to N (No. 63) on roadside. Timber frame
roughcast exposed only in E gable triangle of main range, and N gable of
1st extension. Early C19 timber frame roughcast upper part of 2nd
extension. C18 red brick in Flemish-bond with many random blue bricks to
crosswing, plum red brick to main range, sandy red brick to E side of
1st extension, painted brick along roadside to ground floor of 2nd
extension. Steep old red tile roofs, slate to 2nd extension. A 2-storeys
and attics T-plan house set back a little from road with 1½-storeys 1st
extension set lower down slope extending N from crosswing's N gable. 2nd
extension has a lean-to roofed part to N end of 1st extension and a
2-storeys part on E with roof ridge N-S. N front of No. 59 has 3 1st
floor windows under the eaves, 2 flush 3-light casements of different
heights and a low margin-light sash window on the right. 2 deeper margin
light sash windows to ground floor and blank centre where a lobby
entrance beside internal stack may have existed. Entrance to No. 59 now
on S side with a half-glazed margin-light door opposite chimney and a
plank door with margin-light glazing inserted to LH. Projecting gabled
crosswing (No. 61) has a half-glazed door with flush beaded panels and
small panes under a segmental arch up 3 steps in the front angle with
the main range. Small 2-light flush casement to right and 3-light
similar casement to 1st floor. Internal N gable chimney with small
window to attic on E of chimney. Plank door in heavy frame under
segmental arch and wide flush 2-lights casement window under similar
arch to right, in E face of 1st extension. Flush 2-lights casement
window to upper floor in N gable. 2nd extension has lobed bargeboard
with finial on N front, a wide 3-lights flush Yorkshire sliding casement
window to 1st floor and a half-glazed door at left and 2 3-lights
divided shop windows. Heavy moulded cornice above ground floor in
2-storey W part.

Listing NGR: TL1848221105

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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