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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Dacorum (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 93957 10325


WIGGINTON VICARAGE ROAD SP 91 SW (North Side) 4/170 Nos. 5/7 (Old Timbers) GV II House. C16 open hall house, C17 inserted floor in hall and inserted chimney, C18 brick front with eaves raised, C19 alterations and subdivision as cottages, restored as one house late C20. Timber frame on brick sill, exposed at rear to original height with brick infill and plastered sill, cased at front in red brick with some blue bricks. Steep red tiled roof. A long 2-storeys building set well back from road facing S. 4 windows to 1st floor and 5 to ground floor with gabled tiled porch to door near middle. 2-light flush casements to 1st floor and 3-light to ground floor with small panes and segmental arches. Large external W gable chimney with offsets and smaller central chimney (probably replacing a larger and older chimney). Rear wall has wide- spaced studs in 4 bays of timber framing with straight tension braces to a mid-height rail. Interior has exposed timbers with step-jowled posts, tension braces in framed partitions, wattle and daub in partition between 2-bay hall and W bay. Collar and queen- strut clasped purlin roof with curved wind braces. Inserted floor in hall on chamfered and hollow stopped axial beam with chamfered and stopped joists. W bay has squared joists and axial beam.

Listing NGR: SP9395710325


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/09134/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Nick Jarvis. Source Historic England Archive
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