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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101956
English Heritage Legacy ID: 160016
Location: Widford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12
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
TL 4215 WIDFORD HIGH STREET
6/9 Widford Stores and
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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