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Crabtree House

A Grade II Listed Building in Pirton, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9724 / 51°58'20"N

Longitude: -0.3321 / 0°19'55"W

OS Eastings: 514670

OS Northings: 231746

OS Grid: TL146317

Mapcode National: GBR H5M.6VY

Mapcode Global: VHGNK.6P9B

Entry Name: Crabtree House

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347109

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163154

Location: Pirton, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Pirton

Built-Up Area: Pirton

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Pirton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

PIRTON CRABTREE LANE
TL 1431 (North side)

7/144 No. 2
- (Crabtree House)

- II

House. Late C16, altered later. Timber frame on black stuccoed sill,
roughcast. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys, L-shaped house set
back from road facing E, with long, slightly lower, N crosswing. Stair
wing in rear angle, and large internal chimney at the junction of the
wings. Later internal S gable chimney. 2-bays hall range with chimney
probably built in former cross-passage. Crosswing has 2 rooms on each
floor with lobby between. Probably had lobby entrance by stack before
present 2 entrances formed. E front has a door with gabled tiled open
porch next LH corner and in middle of gable end of crosswing. 3 3-light
casement windows to 1st floor and small window in line with central
chimney with 4 conjoined tall diagonal shafts. 2 shafts to matching S
gable chimney. Interior has jowled posts, long straight tension braces
in walls and cross-walls. Clasped-purlin roofs. Plank doors with old
iron fittings. Segmental arched chamfered brick fireplace to chamber
over hall. (RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL1467031746

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