55, WEST STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103201
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
55, WEST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
55, WEST STREET

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Lilley
National Grid Reference:
TL 11968 26220

Details

LILLEY WEST STREET TL 1126 (East side)

11/75 No. 55 - - II

House. Late C15/early C16 hall range, late C16/early C17 N wing when stack and floor inserted in hall, C18 single-storey S kitchen extension, a post office in C19. Timber frame on brick sill exposed only on N end, roughcast with steep old red tile roofs. A long 2-storeys and cellar house facing W set back from road with higher 2-storeys N crosswing jettied along its N side. Formerly an open hall with a storied S service end extending over the cross-passage (E doorway in use) and parlour bay at N. Converted to lobby entrance when parlour bay filled by massive internal chimney and N parlour wing added. Large chimney added against jettied N side of wing to serve narrow rear room c.1700, then or later a smithy. W front has gabled wing at N, 3 windows to each floor. Flush 3-lights casement windows small to 1st floor under the eaves, larger to ground floor. Battened door opposite chimney, 3-light casement to each floor of crosswing. Very large S gable chimney to kitchen extension and longer single storey extension set back. Purlin roof and heavy wallplates to kitchen. Jettied N side of crosswing close-studded on ground floor with 3-lights ovolo-moulded window. Bull-nosed joists and similar blocked window to 1st floor with more widely spaced studs. Curved braces mark the 2 bays of crosswing. Large N side chimney in English-bond red brick with crow-steps surviving on E side. Squint-butted scarf in bressumer. Clasped purlin roof with wind-braces to hall range. Intermediate truss 1M from S end of original building. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1196826220

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
163085
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Nov 2003
Reference: IOE01/11160/16
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