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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: 1173914



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Broxbourne

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Apr-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157485

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1. 5251 HODDESDON HIGH STREET (west side) Hoddesdon The Swan Inn TL 3708NW 6a/31 13.4.61


2. Mainly C16 timberframed. 5-6 bays. Plastered ground floor, exposed half-timbered and plastered upper floor. Welsh and Westmoreland slate front roof, mostly old tile on rear. L-plan having 2-block rear wing on S, which is C16/17 on E and C19, single storey, weatherboarded on W. 6-window front elevation has central, canted window bay on 2 wooden Tuscan column with 6 4- light casements and long sign beam. Closely studded upper floor, some diagonal braces, S side jettied on moulded bressumer, N side on bull-nosed joists. 1st floor sash windows, late C19 multi-pane shop front on N. Interior mostly with chamfered and stopped floor beams and joists. 2nd bay from S with v-profile moulded beams. Visually the most striking timberframed inn in the district. (Pevsner (1977) ).

Listing NGR: TL3730508821

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 37305 08821


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