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

East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
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TL 33 SE BUCKLAND HIGH ROAD (A10) (East side) Chipping

1/47 Popeswell -

- II House. Later C17, N end C19 altered to single storey in C20. Timber frame on black plastered plinth, roughcast with dark weatherboarded S end and steep thatched roof. A long, 2-storeys, originally 3-cells, internal-chimney, lobby-entry plan house, extended by one bay to N and by rear outshuts, facing W with an annular wellhead just outside front door. 4 windows to each floor, battened door in middle with a gabled thatched hood, 2-light flush casements, upper 2 to left and lower 2 to right have small-paned cast iron casements, wooden divided casements to upper right, steel casements to lower left, French window with sidelights to single-volume N end with internal gable chimney. Interior has stepped jowled posts, clasped-purlin roof and face-halved bladed scarf joint in wallplate. Chamfered axial floor beams and squared joists. Back-to-back fireplaces with plastered conical chimney in narrow bay on 1st floor. Fireplace has 2 recesses in back with rounded corbels to head and similar shaped lower lip. Former S service-room thrown into middle room and a single long chamfered axial beam inserted.

Listing NGR: TL3557132323


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

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