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8, Great Green (See Details for Further Address Information), Pirton

Description: 8, Great Green (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 163160

OS Grid Reference: TL1449231541
OS Grid Coordinates: 514492, 231541
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9706, -0.3347

Location: Three Closes, Pirton, Hertfordshire SG5 3QD

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

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Listing Text

TL 1431 (West side)

7/150 Nos. 8, 9, 10, and 11
9.5.75(No. 8)
& 29.5.68


2 houses adjoining, now 4 houses. C16 or earlier. Timber frame on brick
sill, frame exposed on 1st floor front of S part (Nos. 8, and 9) with
roughcast S gable, and painted brick casing to ground floor. N part
cased in C18 chequered red and black brick (front to N half of No. 11
rebuilt). Steep old red tile roofs. A long 1 1/2-storeys range set back
from road, facing E, with a taller 2-storeys jettied crosswing (No. 9)
projecting to front, and to rear where it is half-hipped. Shorter gabled
rear wing to No. 10 adjoining on N. E front of S part has a gabled porch
at LH, a rectangular bay window to No. 9 with a gabled dormer over, a
through passage to rear against the gabled crosswing which probably
represents the screen's passage of a hall-house, one window on each
floor of the wing with lower one offset for door on LH. The exposed
framing of the jettied 1st floor has jowled posts, tie-beam, collar,
close-studding, curved brackets to jetty, and clasped-purlins. The N
part has 3 box dormers at the eaves, 4 ground floor windows under
segmental arches, and 2 doors. 2- and 3-lights flush casement windows.
Internal chimneys to Nos. 8, and 10. Former external N side chimney to
No. 9 (the former crosswing). Very large projecting rear-wall chimney to
S half of No. 11 rebuilt in C18 when N gable of house rebuilt in brick
incorporating a gable parapet and internal gable chimney.

Listing NGR: TL1449231541

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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