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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: 1078051



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aldbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 29-May-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355646

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ALDBURY STOCKS ROAD SP 9612 (East side) 12/10 No. 40 (Timbers) 30.11.66 (Formerly listed as Timbers) GV II House. Early/mid C16 N part, S part rebuilt mid C17, hipped S extension late C18, restored with N extension 1931. Timber frame on brick sill with red brick infill panels. Roughcast N gable. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys, attic and cellar building facing W with single-storeys extensions to S and N. Older N part, with attic and cellar, is an original unheated parlour block serving an open hall to S replaced in C17 by a similar front-jettied 2 storeys block of matching floor and roofheight. W front has exposed timbers on both floors and 2 long flush 5-light casement leaded windows on each floor. N half has heavier wide-spaced uprights and heavy bull-nosed joists. Curious junction of jetty beams at middle of building. S part has slighter timbers and plain squared joists. Bottom plate of wall extends to S of centre where hall originally stood (and the best face of S wall of the N block is on S, to face into the former hall). Large external S gable chimney has had a flue added to serve the upper floor of the S part. Later N gable chimney to serve the parlour. This has chamfered and stopped joists and axial floor beam, stair trap trimmed by joists in NE corner, and remains of wall painting c.1600 below the rear staircase with lozenge geometric painted panels with fleurs-des-lis. (RCHM Typescript: Davis (1980) No.10).

Listing NGR: SP9655512675

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National Grid Reference: SP 96555 12675


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