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Old Timbers

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigginton, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7837 / 51°47'1"N

Longitude: -0.6393 / 0°38'21"W

OS Eastings: 493957

OS Northings: 210325

OS Grid: SP939103

Mapcode National: GBR F4W.166

Mapcode Global: VHFRW.VFWG

Entry Name: Old Timbers

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355807

Location: Wigginton, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Wigginton

Built-Up Area: Wigginton

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wigginton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

WIGGINTON VICARAGE ROAD
SP 91 SW
(North Side)
4/170 Nos. 5/7
(Old Timbers)
GV II
House. C16 open hall house, C17 inserted floor in hall and inserted chimney, C18 brick
front with eaves raised, C19 alterations and subdivision as cottages, restored as one
house late C20. Timber frame on brick sill, exposed at rear to original height with
brick infill and plastered sill, cased at front in red brick with some blue bricks.
Steep red tiled roof. A long 2-storeys building set well back from road facing S.
4 windows to 1st floor and 5 to ground floor with gabled tiled porch to door near
middle. 2-light flush casements to 1st floor and 3-light to ground floor with small
panes and segmental arches. Large external W gable chimney with offsets and smaller
central chimney (probably replacing a larger and older chimney). Rear wall has wide-
spaced studs in 4 bays of timber framing with straight tension braces to a mid-height
rail. Interior has exposed timbers with step-jowled posts, tension braces in framed
partitions, wattle and daub in partition between 2-bay hall and W bay. Collar and queen-
strut clasped purlin roof with curved wind braces. Inserted floor in hall on chamfered
and hollow stopped axial beam with chamfered and stopped joists. W bay has squared joists
and axial beam.

Listing NGR: SP9395710325

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