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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: 1101841



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Anstey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Dec-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160248

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7/27 Welspen Thatch -


House. Early C18 or earlier, restored after fire 1983, higher W block 1984. Timber frame on stuccoed sill, weatherboarded with steep, half-hipped, thatch roof carried down over rear outshut. 1½ storeys, 3-cells, internal-chimney, lobby entry plan house facing S with chimney a third from original W end. Stair now in E service end. S front has 4 windows and 3 swept dormers at eaves (formerly only one, to hall) 2-light flush, small-paned casements. Gabled front porch with battened door. Interior has exposed timbers, thin studs, straight tension braces and wide open brick fireplaces with timber lintol. Unjowled posts. Floor and lean-to roof carried on ledges pegged to walls. Axial main beams. Face-halved bladed scarf in wallplate. Clasped purlin roof with thin poles for thatch. (Bailey (1980)24).

Listing NGR: TL4039032169

Selected Sources

Bailey, (1980)

National Grid Reference: TL 40390 32169


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