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Number 64 (Moonrakers) (Including North Part Formerly Separately Listed As Moonrakers, Under the Valley)

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8764 / 51°52'35"N

Longitude: -0.2816 / 0°16'53"W

OS Eastings: 518386

OS Northings: 221158

OS Grid: TL183211

Mapcode National: GBR H6V.7MB

Mapcode Global: VHGP5.23GC

Entry Name: Number 64 (Moonrakers) (Including North Part Formerly Separately Listed As Moonrakers, Under the Valley)

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Last Amended: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162936

Location: St. Paul's Walden, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: St Paul's Walden

Built-Up Area: Whitwell (North Hertfordshire)

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(North side)

12/144 No. 64 (Moonrakers)
27.5.68 (including N part
formerly separately listed
as Moonrakers, under The


House. Circa 1500 open hall house with storeyed N service crosswing,
chimney inserted in cross-passage and floor in hall in late C16, hall
heightened and S wing built on site of original parlour wing in late
C17 (graffito of topping out ceremony with 'FPA/1686'), Divided into 5
cottages by late C18, restored as one house 1963. Timber frame exposed
at front (W) on 1st floor with plastered infill to jettied N wing and
flush S wing but red brick infill to hall range. Roughcast on ground
floor and S side but red brick to front of hall range. Steep old red
tile roofs. An irregular H-plan house facing W on corner with The
Valley. 4 windows long front and 2 to S end. Front has 2-lights casement
windows with small panes to 1st floor and 3-lights similar windows to
ground floor. Very large external N end chimney in narrow red bricks. N
wing has tension braces set back behind studs and not intended to be
seen. S crosswing has braces flush with studs. Interior has re-used
smoke blackened rafters with mortices for collars, jowled posts at level
of old hall range eaves, cut through tie-beam at this level,
clasped-purlin roof to N wing which had one room on each floor.
Chamfered and stopped joists and axial beams to floor inserted in hall.
(RCHM Typescript: Morris (1980)40).

Listing NGR: TL1838621158

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