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78, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Walkern, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9205 / 51°55'13"N

Longitude: -0.1272 / 0°7'37"W

OS Eastings: 528891

OS Northings: 226317

OS Grid: TL288263

Mapcode National: GBR J7S.JNP

Mapcode Global: VHGNV.RZ3N

Entry Name: 78, High Street

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Last Amended: 31 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175968

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159695

Location: Walkern, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Walkern

Built-Up Area: Walkern

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Walkern

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/14 No 78
(formerly listed as No 78
24.11.66 The Old Hawthornes)


House. Cl7 or earlier, NE wing early C18. Timber frame on
stucco sill, roughcast with steep old red tile roofs. A one and
a half storeys, 3-cell, central-chimney plan house with entrance
now in E gable end to road. One and a half storeys NE extension
with N gable chimney projecting a little. Large central chimney,
with oven off middle room, a third from E end. Tall conjoined
square shafts above roof. C20 small external chimney on S wall.
E front has gable on left with 2-light top hung leaded casement
above continuous dripboard at level of eaves. Lean-to timber
open porch to oak plank door (renewed). Gabled dormer on the
eaves to right with similar 2 light flush casement window below.
Gabled dormer to room over middle room, on S side, with 3 small
windows to ground floor. Tiled lean-to set back at W end. 3-bay
struture with side purl in roof. Similar roof to NE extension. A
most picturesque village house.

Listing NGR: TL2889126317

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