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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1077988



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wigginton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-May-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355806

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WIGGINTON VICARAGE ROAD SP 91 SW (North side) 4/169 The Old Rectory - GV II House. Later C17, early C18 extensions to rear and E end. Timber framed and brick cased, roughcast, exposed frame at E gable of single storey E extension but otherwise refaced in brick and flint now painted. Old red tile roofs. A 2 storeys, 2 windows, 2-cells plan house on roadside facing S, with twin parallel 2-storeys N new wings and low E extension set back to allow a small gabled porch at SE in gable wall beside a large projecting plastered E gable chimney. 2 light flush casement windows with small panes and segmental arches to ground floor. 2 square and one cruciform tie rod plates at floor level on front. Large E room has an axial chamfered beam and large open fireplace with narrower service room at W. NW rear wing a kitchen with wide gable fireplace. Stair not in original position. Former wall plate a little above floor level in rear wall supports heightened studs of rear N wall. Corner posts, raised wall plates and tie-beams. 2 bays, clasped-purlin roof strutted from partition tie-beam. At some time roof lathed and plastered up to apex. Rear wings of brick roughcast but with timber frame N gable triangles. Formerly called The Old Cottage. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: SP9392310296

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National Grid Reference: SP 93923 10296


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