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East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 33864 16299


TL 31NW WARE RURAL WESTMILL ROAD (east side) Westmill 1/2 Westmill House (Formerly listed under General) 24.1.67


House. Early C17, plastered and rewindowed in Georgian manner 1781 (RCHM Typescript). Timber frame, plastered and lined as ashlar. Steep old red tile roof with hip at NW corner. A large L-shaped house facing W. 2-storeys, cellar and attics. N wing extends to rear, with a stair tower in the angle. Principal room at S end of W wing with a large rear fireplace (external lateral chimney stack with 3 diamond stalks) and this room formerly occupied much of the entrance hall. The parlour was at N of this wing and formerly extended to S where there is now a study. Kitchen in NE wing with service room at E end. Chimney at junction of the wings and stair in the angle with an early C17 balustrade surviving in the attic storey. C17 cross-windows survive on the N elevation with a small bellcote next the middle 1st floor window. Formal W front has a moulded eaves cornice 5 flush box sash windows with small panes of Crown-glass and a central 6-panel fielded door with semi-circular fanlight with interesting Gothic tracery. Tuscan doorcase with attached columns and open triangular pediment. Wall painting with Corinthian capital in 1st floor room over kitchen (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3386416299


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 21 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04877/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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