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The House of Orange

A Grade II Listed Building in Widford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8227 / 51°49'21"N

Longitude: 0.0592 / 0°3'33"E

OS Eastings: 542015

OS Northings: 215796

OS Grid: TL420157

Mapcode National: GBR LCV.PSP

Mapcode Global: VHHLZ.ZG41

Entry Name: The House of Orange

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101957

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160019

Location: Widford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Widford

Built-Up Area: 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 HUNSDON ROAD
(east side)
Widford village

6/11 The House of Orange
(formerly White House
- Farmhouse)

GV II


House. C16 or earlier. Timberframed plastered house with steep
old red tile gabled roof. a 3-unit lobby entrance house with a
massive central chimney one third from N end and extending to
rear wall. S gable end rebuilt in brick incorporating an
internal gable chimney. 2 storeys, cellar and attic house facing
W. Large 2 storeys C19 brick rear wing at NE with recessed sash
windows. Front has 3 windows to each floor and door in line
with chimney. Modern panelled pargetting of basketwork or
roughened panels with applied rose motifs. 4-panel modern door
in broad wooden surround with moulded edge and flat moulded hood.
C19 2-light casement windows almost flush with horizontal glazing
bars and dripboards on small brackets. Cross beams and axial
beams carry the upper floor. Prominent C17 brick T-shaped
chimney above roof. Possibly the house called 'Veylys' in C16.
Former name was from an Elizabethan Henry Whyte (HLHS (1979) 30).
An historic timberframed house. Part of a group in this part of
the village Conservation Area.


Listing NGR: TL4201515796

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