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39 and 41, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7234 / 51°43'24"N

Longitude: -0.5326 / 0°31'57"W

OS Eastings: 501456

OS Northings: 203766

OS Grid: TL014037

Mapcode National: GBR G6X.XVJ

Mapcode Global: VHFS4.QY95

Entry Name: 39 and 41, High Street

Listing Date: 25 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157551

Location: Bovingdon, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Bovingdon

Built-Up Area: Bovingdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bovingdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 0103 (North side)

10/24 Nos. 39, and 41

- II

House, now 2 houses. C16, front refaced c.1900. Timber frame on stuccoed
brick sill, roughcast at rear and ends carried over brickwork to ground
floor. Plum brick front with red tilehung 1st floor and broad band of
scalloped tiles. Steep tiled roof (renewed). Twin large rear-wall
external chimneys capped off c.1940's. Oven and dairy in rear extension
now with asbestos roof. A long 2-storeys house set back from street
facing W. 4 windows to each floor and 2 boarded doors. 3- and 2-light
casement windows. Segmental arches to ground floor. Interior has exposed
timbers of a 4-bay house with jowled posts, straight braces to tie beams
and wallplates, clasped-purlin roof with collar and queen struts, curved
quadrant tension braces in gable and 2 framed crosswalls. Upper floor
open to roof until ceiled at collar level recently. Squint-butted scarf
joint in wallplate with 2 edge pegs. Wide panels in framed walls. No. 41
(S house) has chamfered crossbeam carrying end of axial floor beam of
hall and wide space before framed portion of S end bay, possibly for a
timber framed chimney or a cross-passage now removed. N bay has exposed
chamfered axial beam and squarejoists probably inserted in C18.
Possibly a hall house with storeyed parlour end at S. Boxmoor plaque no.
678 fixed to beam in No. 41.

Listing NGR: TL0146003767

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

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