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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: 1078711



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thundridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 356003

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TL 3517 THUNDRIDGE CAMBRIDGE ROAD (west side) Wadesmill

9/8 The Anchor PH


House, now a public house. C16 or earlier, altered in early C17, C18, and early C19. Timber frame, plastered and lined as ashlar roughcast N gable and rear, painted brick rear extensions. Painted brick plinth. Very steep red tile roof. H-plan former hall-house facing E, with the ground floor level lower in the 2 2-storeys crosswinqs. Floor inserted in hall in early C17 with central chimney probably sited in the cross-passage. Staircase to rear of stack. At same time side walls of hall heightened and a new steep pitched roof built extending over the crosswings and running down lower over their front projections, and with deep eaves overhang at rear. Roof over centre reconstructed in C18 but curved wind-braces to purlins of older roof remain over crosswing. 2-storeys front to road, 3-windows long, but of 4 structural bays. End bays project. Flush box sash windows to 1st floor with 6/6 panes. On ground floor a small paned Yorkshire sliding casement to the right hand projection, a half- glazed panelled door into the left part of the centre, flanked on each side by a projecting canted bay window. Bay on right has small paned casements, bay on left has sash windows with 4/4:10/10:4/4 small panes. The bays are roofed and linked by a lean-to tiled porch with open front carried on 2 posts and small central gable. Internal gable chimney at S and rear lateral chimney to N wing appear to be C18/19 additions. Interior has heavy flat-laid joists exposed in rear part of S wing on ground floor, and jowled posts of the former central hall on the 1st floor. Floor in middle part of ground floor probably raised to the level of the abuttments of the new bridge built in 1824-5.

Listing NGR: TL3589017510

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National Grid Reference: TL 35890 17510


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