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PORCH COTTAGE WIDFORD STORES

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.

Name: PORCH COTTAGE WIDFORD STORES

List entry Number: 1101956

Location

PORCH COTTAGE, HIGH STREET
WIDFORD STORES, HIGH STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Widford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160016

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TL 4215 WIDFORD HIGH STREET (west side) Widford village

6/9 Widford Stores and Porch Cottage -

GV II

House, now shop and house. Later C17, altered in early C19. Timberframed plastered house on brickbase. Low pitched slate roof hipped to left. A long 2 storeys 4-window house formerly a wheelwrights house with workshop in S half (now Widford Stores) 2 room and end-chimney plan with large internal gable chimney at N. Formerly one and a half storeys it was raised to 2 full storeys and re-windowed and reroofed in early C19. Flushed box sash windows with moulded architraves on upper floor with 8/8 panes. Left hand window altered to small-paned 2-light casement similar to 2 Ground Floor windows in centre and at N end. 2-panel half- glazed door to shop with small Victorian display window to the left in the form of an elongated sash window. Modern door to right (Porch Cottage) recently moved from extreme right and replacing a window. Plastered soffit to eaves overhang. Continuous dripboard at 1st floor level. Chamfer and stopped axial beams and squared joists in Porch Cottage. Jowled posts and cambered tie beams in bedroom partitions. An historic timberframed house. Part of a varied group in the middle of the Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4201015917

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National Grid Reference: TL 42010 15917

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