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Western House

A Grade II* Listed Building in North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9472 / 51°56'50"N

Longitude: -0.282 / 0°16'55"W

OS Eastings: 518173

OS Northings: 229030

OS Grid: TL181290

Mapcode National: GBR H5W.TRT

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.2B83

Entry Name: Western House

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347585

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161569

Location: North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Town: North Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Hitchin Highbury

Built-Up Area: Hitchin

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hitchin

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


1.
5255 TILEHOUSE STREET
(South Side)
No 35
(Western House)
TL 1829 SW 1/87 13.4.51.

II* GV

2.
Late C18 refacing or remodelling of earlier house. Red brick, steeply
pitched tiled roof with dormer behind parapet. 2 storeys, 4 sash windows
with nearly flush framed and louvered shutters. 2 stone steps up to 6
panelled door and fanlight in panelled reveal and elaborately carved wooden
surround of pilasters and broken pediment with modillions. Ground-floor
room has niches, original fireplace.
Plaque records residence in a house on thin site of 'George Chapman,
translator, 1559-1634'.

Nos 1 to 17 (consec). Nos 19 to 32 (consec) and Nos 35 to 40 (consec)
form a group.


Listing NGR: TL1817329030

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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