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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: 1101957



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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160019

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TL 4215 WIDFORD HUNSDON ROAD (east side) Widford village

6/11 The House of Orange (formerly White House - Farmhouse)


House. C16 or earlier. Timberframed plastered house with steep old red tile gabled roof. a 3-unit lobby entrance house with a massive central chimney one third from N end and extending to rear wall. S gable end rebuilt in brick incorporating an internal gable chimney. 2 storeys, cellar and attic house facing W. Large 2 storeys C19 brick rear wing at NE with recessed sash windows. Front has 3 windows to each floor and door in line with chimney. Modern panelled pargetting of basketwork or roughened panels with applied rose motifs. 4-panel modern door in broad wooden surround with moulded edge and flat moulded hood. C19 2-light casement windows almost flush with horizontal glazing bars and dripboards on small brackets. Cross beams and axial beams carry the upper floor. Prominent C17 brick T-shaped chimney above roof. Possibly the house called 'Veylys' in C16. Former name was from an Elizabethan Henry Whyte (HLHS (1979) 30). An historic timberframed house. Part of a group in this part of the village Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4201515796

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National Grid Reference: TL4201515796


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