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Porch Cottage widford Stores

A Grade II Listed Building in Widford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8238 / 51°49'25"N

Longitude: 0.0592 / 0°3'33"E

OS Eastings: 542010

OS Northings: 215917

OS Grid: TL420159

Mapcode National: GBR LCV.PR6

Mapcode Global: VHHLZ.ZF46

Entry Name: Porch Cottage widford Stores

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160016

Location: Widford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Widford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Widford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 4215 WIDFORD HIGH STREET
(west side)
Widford village

6/9 Widford Stores and
Porch Cottage
-

GV II


House, now shop and house. Later C17, altered in early C19.
Timberframed plastered house on brickbase. Low pitched slate
roof hipped to left. A long 2 storeys 4-window house formerly a
wheelwrights house with workshop in S half (now Widford Stores) 2
room and end-chimney plan with large internal gable chimney at N.
Formerly one and a half storeys it was raised to 2 full storeys
and re-windowed and reroofed in early C19. Flushed box sash
windows with moulded architraves on upper floor with 8/8 panes.
Left hand window altered to small-paned 2-light casement similar
to 2 Ground Floor windows in centre and at N end. 2-panel half-
glazed door to shop with small Victorian display window to the
left in the form of an elongated sash window. Modern door to
right (Porch Cottage) recently moved from extreme right and
replacing a window. Plastered soffit to eaves overhang. Continuous
dripboard at 1st floor level. Chamfer and stopped axial beams
and squared joists in Porch Cottage. Jowled posts and cambered
tie beams in bedroom partitions. An historic timberframed house.
Part of a varied group in the middle of the Conservation Area.


Listing NGR: TL4201015917

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