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Statutory Address:

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North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
King's Walden
National Grid Reference:
TL 15160 22136


TL 12 SE KINGS WALDEN OXFORD ROAD (north side) Breachwood Green

4/35 Manor House


House. C16 or earlier jettied crosswing in middle with small part of late medieval hall extending to N. Late C17 wing added at S with extension on its E end c.1954. N part of hall range a C20 extension. Timber frame exposed on jettied upper part of crosswing to E and W with red brick infill. Ground floor plastered. S wing has plastered panels between studs with ground floor of painted brick. Steep old red tile roofs, hipped on S wing. An irregular 2-storeys house facing W. Entrance in middle under jetty of oldest part which unusually has a similar jetty to rear. Casement windows renewed. Bull-nosed joists and brackets to jetties. Interior has exposed framework, one hollow-chamfered jamb and 4-centred-head of one of the twin service doors on the N side of the crosswing formerly giving onto the screens passage showing that this was a service-end crosswing to lower hall extending to N now only fragmentary, with a large internal kitchen chimney inserted. The S wing of 2-storeys has one room on each floor, jowled posts, and large chimney at its junction with the crosswing to N. It has 2 windows looking southward over the now enclosed and built-over green. One window extension to E. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1516022136


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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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Date: 02 Feb 2005
Reference: IOE01/12975/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Wharton. Source Historic England Archive
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