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Tuthill Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Therfield, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0184 / 52°1'6"N

Longitude: -0.0599 / 0°3'35"W

OS Eastings: 533226

OS Northings: 237328

OS Grid: TL332373

Mapcode National: GBR K81.HMY

Mapcode Global: VHGNH.XJ5K

Entry Name: Tuthill Manor

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Last Amended: 29 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307698

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162451

Location: Therfield, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Therfield

Built-Up Area: Therfield

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Therfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

THERFIELD TUTHILL
TL 3337
Therfield
9/128 Tuthill Manor
27.5.68 (formerly listed as
Tuthill Farm Cottages)
II
House, at one time 4 dwellings. Late C15, extended mid C16, floored,
heated and extended mid to late C17. Restored and rebuilt c.1970. Timber
frame, all exposed, rendered brick infill, brick base. Thatched roof,
half hipped on main range. Originally a 2 storey Beacon Tower, extended
to right with open hall and parlour end in C16, stack inserted, hall
floored and cross wings added to front and rear of original tower in C17
to form a T on plan. 2 storeys and attics. Entrance in 2 storey
projecting gabled porch at left end of hall range, plank and muntin
door, first floor jettied with moulded bressumer, later brick
buttresses, exposed close studding with curved tension braces, jowled
posts to clasped purlin roof. Right return of porch has an early ovolo
moulded mullioned 2 light window frame with intermediate small diagonal
mullions. Bay to right of porch has tension braces, originally internal
now external, close studding, early window frames, ground floor 2 lights
hollow moulded, first floor 3 lights with diagonally set mullions.
Further right a C20 ground floor bay window with a thatched head, first
floor C20 2 light casement. Right hand bay of hall is filled by large
C17 red brick axial ridge stack, all exposed with first floor open
framing. Parlour bay to right has close studding, tension braces, ground
floor early ovolo moulded mullioned 3 light window frame with
intermediate iron mullions, C20 gabled dormer. Right end, tension
braces, close studding, early ovolo moulded mullioned 4 light window
frame in attic. To left cross wing projects forward with similar
framing, first floor early ovolo moulded mullioned 2 light window frame
with intermediate small diagonal mullions. Gable end C18 red brick
external stack with an offset. Left return of cross wing has a ground
floor 4 light and first floor 3 light early window frames with
diagonally set mullions. Larger scantling to jowled posts on late C15
bay. External red brick stack and lean-to projections towards rear of
cross wing. Hall range to rear has tension braces, close studding, an
early first floor window, C20 gabled dormer and catslide roofs over C20
lean-to outshuts. Interior: frame entirely exposed, stop chamfered
bearers and joists, some re-used C17 turned balusters on stair, arched
braces to cambered tie beams, clasped purlinroof with curved windbraces.


Listing NGR: TL3322637328

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