WESTMILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1205184

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Statutory Address: WESTMILL HOUSE, WESTMILL ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WESTMILL HOUSE, WESTMILL ROAD

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Thundridge

National Grid Reference: TL 33864 16299

Details

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

GV II*

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 356103

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing