53, 53A, 55 And 55A High Street
- 53, 53A, 55 And 55A High Street, Hoddesdon, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN11 8TQ
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
5251 HODDESDON HIGH STREET (west side) Hoddesdon No 53, 53a, 55 and 55a TL 3708NW 6a/41 4.8.77
A timber framed building of early to mid C16 origin with alteration in the C17 and refacing in the late C18. Extensions to the rear C19. 2 storeys and attic, modern shop front and rough cast 1st floor; moulded cornice and blocking course. Steep pitched old tile roof. 3 broadly spaced windows to 1st floor, 2 casements and a sash in flush architrave surrounds. 3 box dormers. The encased timber frame structure is 4 bays long with jettied 1st floor (concealed). Chamfered oak beams on ground floor and C17 moulded plaster work encasing ceiling beams of ground floor in No 55. Framework exposed on 1st floor, originally formed of 2 rooms spanned by open trusses and divided by a closed truss and partition across the centre with heavy curved braces. Attics inserted probably in late C17. Former rear wall retains a large window with diamond set oak mullions.
Clasped roof with wind braces. 2 storey gabled rear wing probably C17.
Listing NGR: TL3726408630
© Mr A. Gude. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Gude, A.
Rights Holder: Gude, A.
Roughcast, Tile, Timber, Medieval House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Domestic, Dwelling, Jettied House, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, Shop, Commercial