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55, WEST STREET

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: 55, WEST STREET

List entry Number: 1103201

Location

55, WEST STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lilley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163085

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TL 11968 26220

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