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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: 1101625



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sawbridgeworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160852

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Spellbrook 1. 5253 SPELLBROOK LANE EAST (South Side) The Three Horseshoes PH TL 487 174:4/4 6.6.52 II 2. C16 or earlier (reputedly 1446). 1 1/2 storey house set back from road. Timber frame exposed with plastered infill. Steep half hipped thatch roof. 3 rooms in line plan extended 1 bay at E end in C16/C17. Floor inserted in central bays in later C17 creating attic lit by dormer. Gable chimney at W, large internal chimney where later E bay joins house. Door on front (N) opposite chimney and another in W end part. E bay has straight tension brace and upper half of 2 light window with diagonally set oak mullions above later 3 light leaded casement. Gabled tiled dormer in roof slope with 2 light wooden casement. W end part still open to collars of roof inside. Edge halved bridle butt splice in rear wall plate. Gd floor lowered under inserted floor. Parts of framework of partitions remain. E bay has chamfered axial beam with concave stops. Deep, elaborately moulded,lintol to fireplace, possibly a bressumer re-used. Purlin roof construction. Buildings added to S with fake timberframing are modern. An interesting survival. Picturesque.

Listing NGR: TL4877217492

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National Grid Reference: TL 48772 17492


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