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CHURCH HOUSE

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: CHURCH HOUSE

List entry Number: 1102242

Location

CHURCH HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Westmill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1967

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161374

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

Westmill village TL 3627 WESTMILL HIGH STREET (south side)

8/19 Church House

22.2.67 GV II

House. C16 S wing, early C17 front block with C17 E part raised and made uniform with rest in early C18, C19 or C20 short rear wing at SE. Timber frame roughcast with steep old red tile roofs. Bellcast and plastered soffit to front eaves. A large 2- storeys T-shaped house facing N with long single-storey and attic S wing extending to rear of 2 builds. S part (formerly separate Church House Cottage) is a 2-bay structure with jowled posts, clasped-purlin roof, tension bracing and 3-light diamond mullioned window in E wall. Floor with axial beam and exposed joists and central chimney, inserted in C18. Gabled dormer on W roof slope. Similar structure next front block with 2 dormers on W and one on E, with chimney part of hall fireplace. At higher level a 3-unit C17 house facing the street. Palour at W and hall in middle both have axial beams and rear wall lateral fire places. Entrance into a through passage at lower end of hall. Kitchen on E down 2 steps with large gable chimney and bread oven. This part was single storey (patterned stab-comb pargetting on former E gable of hall in attic) until raised 2 uniform 2 storeys in early C18. N front now has 3 sash windows to 1st floor and smaller one over the door a third from the E end. 3-light casement windows below. Flush box sash windows with 6/6 panes and moulded architrave. Doric doorcase with fluted pilasters and triangular pediment with triglyph frieze. Interior has chamfered 3-centred brick fireplace to chamber over hall, exposed timbers of walls and floors, brick floor in kitchen, and ogee-and-bow stops to axial beams in hall and parlour.

Listing NGR: TL3696427129

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National Grid Reference: TL 36964 27129

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