WYCH ELM COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101386
Date first listed:
31-May-1984
Statutory Address:
WYCH ELM COTTAGE, 6, CHURCH END

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Location

Statutory Address:
WYCH ELM COTTAGE, 6, CHURCH END

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Walkern
National Grid Reference:
TL 29129 26574

Details

TL 22 NE WALKERN CHURCH END (south side)

1/10 No 6 (Wych Elm Cottage)

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GV II

Small house. C15 or early C16, E bay early C17. Timber frame on tarred brick sill, roughcast with panelled pargetting. Steep half-hipped thatch roof carried down over weatherboarded lean-to at E end. A one and a half storeys, 3-bay former small open hall house with storeyed bay at W end and inserted gable chimney at E. Deeper single-storey C17 one-bay E extension still open to roof. Later weatherboarded lean-to on E. Faces N with lobby entrance by chimney and a single 3-light lattice window. Cast-iron 3- light lattice to E end. Interior shows close-studding, jowled posts in both C15 and Cl7 parts. Collar-rafter roof with purlins added in W end. Deep arched braces to cambered tie beam at middle of hall. Old axial floor joists in W bay. Straight tension bracing in Cl7 E bay. Weatherboarding originally external at W now within lean-to. Notable for the unusual survival of this small late medieval house.

Listing NGR: TL2912926574

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
159656
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 15 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/09736/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Warwick. Source Historic England Archive
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