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Old Wellbury, Offley

Description: Old Wellbury

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163095

OS Grid Reference: TL1410329788
OS Grid Coordinates: 514103, 229788
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9549, -0.3410

Location: Offley, Hertfordshire SG5 3BN

Locality: Offley
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 3BN

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Listing Text

TL 12 NW (South side)
Wellbury Park

4/85 Old Wellbury

House. Early C17 E crosswing and N range, brick front range in angle
c.1700. Timber frame exposed only at rear with red brick infill,
roughcast elsewhere or brick cased. Steep old red tile roofs, on rear
range carried down over catslide outshut to rear NE. An irregular
2-storeys and attics house facing S, with gabled crosswing on E of front
and lower old rear range extending as a projection on W. This range has
a large internal chimney with back-to-back fireplaces in line with the
front entrance. Large external E side chimney to E crosswing. Internal W
gable chimney to brick front range. S front has 3 upper windows to brick
part with plat band and plaster cove at eaves, and one to the crosswing
with lower eaves. Gabled dormer on roofslope. A 4-lights window to left
of door and a canted bay window to wing. 2-light cross casement windows
to 1st floor, casements elsewhere. Flat hood to panelled door, 4 bays of
timber frame exposed at rear of rear wing. Clasped-purlin roof to
cross-wing. Brick wing has one room and stair hall. Moulded balusters to
stair with unusual flat-topped rail. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1410329788

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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