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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: 1102622



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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162452

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THERFIELD WELL HEAD TL 3337 (North side) Therfield 9/129 Elm House 9.6.52 II House. Early C16, altered and extended early C18, altered C19 and C20. Timber frame, largely rendered with some weatherboarding and brick casing. Tiled roofs with some slate. Original 5 window lobby entry range with parallel later 4 window range to rear. All 2 storeys. Original range now faces garden. Central entrance, 3 light small pane flush frame casements, ground floor right small bay window, above entrance a single light casement. Coved eaves. Central on ridge a large original stack with raised cap. Right end extruded stack. Left end weatherboarded first floor. Taller later block is now entrance front. Ground floor: wide projecting C20 porch to centre, panelled door in pedimented doorcase with side lights. Flush frame tripartite sashes in outer bays. First floor: 2 glazing bar sashes to centre, outer tripartite sashes, dentilled eaves. Slate to front only of steeply pitched roof. End stacks. Left end: C19 brick cladding around originally extruded stack with tumbled in brick offsets. Right end which does not extend as far as earlier range, has first floor weatherboarding, extruded stack, ground floor lean-to outshut with pantiles. Interior: ground floor moulded binding beams, panelled dining room with dentilled cornice, two 4 centred arched fireplaces on first floor. (RCHM 1910).

Listing NGR: TL3351037289

Selected Sources

Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

National Grid Reference: TL 33510 37289


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