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THE LIMES

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: THE LIMES

List entry Number: 1102614

Location

THE LIMES, CHURCH LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Therfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Jun-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162428

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

THERFIELD CHURCH LANE TL 3337 (South side) Therfield 9/105 The Limes 9.6.52 II

House. Late C16, extended C17. Extended and altered c.1800 and later C19. Timber frame, rendered. Red brick additions with some weather- boarding. Tiled roofs. Lobby entry 5 bay front range. 2 storeys. Entrance in second bay from right in later projecting gabled porch. Right bay has a full height canted bay with sashes. Ground floor canted bay to left of porch, further left an entrance with a bracketed hood and a 2 light casement. First floor centre and left 3 flush frame glazing bar sashes. To left of centre an original small 2 light timber ovolo moulded mullioned window frame. Right end is roughcast with sashes, steeply pitched roof. To rear early C19 parallel red brick range. 3 bays to garden. Recessed central entrance with a later bracketed hood, flanking and first floor recessed glazing bar sashes with cambered heads. End stacks. To right and slightly set back from this block is a later C19 addition filling out a large rectangle. Ground floor brick with French doors and a 2 light casement. First floor weatherboarded with 3 flush frame glazing bar sashes. Slightly lower ridge than on c.1800 block. Projects further to end than original block. Large stack in valley between original block and late C19 block. Attached at left end from front are outbuildings, former stabling, altered in C20. Interior: large scantling to exposed frame, stop chamfered fireplace lintels, bearers and joists, exposed mullioned window frames. C18 panelled room to right on ground floor with moulded cornice. First floor chamfered brick fireplace. (Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TL3359637117

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

National Grid Reference: TL 33596 37117

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