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Crabtree House, Pirton

Description: Crabtree House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163154

OS Grid Reference: TL1467031746
OS Grid Coordinates: 514670, 231746
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9724, -0.3321

Location: 6 St Mary's Close, Pirton, Hertfordshire SG5 3QE

Locality: Pirton
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 3QE

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Listing Text

TL 1431 (North side)

7/144 No. 2
- (Crabtree House)

- II

House. Late C16, altered later. Timber frame on black stuccoed sill,
roughcast. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys, L-shaped house set
back from road facing E, with long, slightly lower, N crosswing. Stair
wing in rear angle, and large internal chimney at the junction of the
wings. Later internal S gable chimney. 2-bays hall range with chimney
probably built in former cross-passage. Crosswing has 2 rooms on each
floor with lobby between. Probably had lobby entrance by stack before
present 2 entrances formed. E front has a door with gabled tiled open
porch next LH corner and in middle of gable end of crosswing. 3 3-light
casement windows to 1st floor and small window in line with central
chimney with 4 conjoined tall diagonal shafts. 2 shafts to matching S
gable chimney. Interior has jowled posts, long straight tension braces
in walls and cross-walls. Clasped-purlin roofs. Plank doors with old
iron fittings. Segmental arched chamfered brick fireplace to chamber
over hall. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1467031746

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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