Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1103258

Date first listed: 27-May-1968

Statutory Address: THE TUN HOUSE, 16A, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: THE TUN HOUSE, 16A, HIGH STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: St. Paul's Walden

National Grid Reference: TL 18737 21010


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Whitwell 12/136 No.16a (The Tun House) 27.5.68


House. Circa 1700 for Wellingham family of tanners, NE infill wing dated 1748, bay window on W and other alteration c.1898 when large extension built to N (now No. 16). Red and blue brick, steep old red tile roof and wooden eaves cornice. A 2-storeys and attics, L-shaped house facing E, later altered to a compact square block with U-shaped hipped roof open to N. The entrance appears to have been in the middle of the S front originally where there is now a window. E end has moulded gable parapet and external gable chimney. Original cross-window remains in middle of W front over door with iron casement and rectangular leaded glazing with name 'Ann Wellingham' cut in one quarry. Lower sills to replacement flush box sash windows with 6/6 panes. W side has 2 segmental headed dormers, wood modillion eaves cornice, 3 windows to 1st floor, plat-band, central 6-panel oak door, canted bay on left and one window to right. S front similar with 3 dormers and 3 windows to each floor. Interior has lobby entry on E beside a large internal stack, chamfered axial beams with ogee stops, 2 salt cupboards, bolection moulded door, broad staircase with closed string with turned balusters and square newels, 2-panels bolection moulded door into IL-hinges, alcove in SE room with fluted pilasters, arched head and shaped shelves. Butt-purlin roof structure with principals curving down at foot to frame into floor structure. 1898 separate N part not of special interest. (Morris (1980)30).

Listing NGR: TL1873721010


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