BLACKSMITHS COTTAGES IN BLACKSMITH'S YARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1102470
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1980
Date of most recent amendment:
18-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
BLACKSMITHS COTTAGES IN BLACKSMITH'S YARD, 1 AND 2, STEVENAGE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BLACKSMITHS COTTAGES IN BLACKSMITH'S YARD, 1 AND 2, STEVENAGE ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Wymondley
National Grid Reference:
TL 21372 27405

Details

WYMONDLEY STEVENAGE ROAD TL 2127 (South side) Little Wymondley

11/170 Blacksmiths Cottages 18.3.80 Nos. 1, and 2 in Blacksmith's Yard

GV II

House, now 2 houses. Early C17, earliest ref 1643, divided later, one house in C19, 2 in C20, renovated with additions as 2 houses c.1985. Timber frame roughcast on ground floor, dark weatherboarding on 1st floor. Steep pitched roof once thatched now slated with rear slope extending down over outshut. Hipped lean-to roofed low extensions at each end. A 2-storeys, internal chimney, lobby entry plan house in yard off high road facing E. N house No. 1 has a 2-lights flush casement window above a 3-lights window with plank door next RH corner. No. 2 has 2-lights window over plank door to lobby entry in line with internal chimney. Ground floor 3-lights window to LH and projecting stair turret at LH end of front next later external S gable chimney. Interior has exposed timbers with axial chamfered beam and exposed joists. Straight tension braces to corner of frame. Jowled posts. Collar- and queen- strut trusses to clasped-purlin roof. Face-halved bladed scarf joint in wallplate. Roof of 2 bays separated by a narrow chimney and stair bays (inf Mr. Farris).

Listing NGR: TL2137227405

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
162782
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: 19 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/09701/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Graham R. Heasman. Source Historic England Archive
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