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Statutory Address:

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

East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 40340 30046


TL 4030 HORMEAD HORMEAD DANE (South side) Great Hormead

11/102 Milburns 22.2.67


House. W part a crosswing c.1500, early C17 main range, 2 storeys porch c.1920, 2 storeys rear extension c.1980 and W lean-to rebuilt. Timber frame plastered. Steep old red tile roofs, half-hipped but gabled porch. Of the former T-plan late medieval house the 2-storeys W crosswing remains but the 2 storeys C17 hall range has smoke-blackened principal and common rafters re-used in the roof, and a re-used hollow chamfered tie-beam, in front of the chimney, from the former open hall range. Now a symmetrical 2-storeys house facing N with one window to each floor to each side of the 2-storeys porch. 3-light flush casement windows. One over door. 6-panel door with flat hood on shaped bracket. E room heated by wide Tudor-arched fireplace with moulded wooden lintol and sunk spandrels. N end of fireplace cut back for access from front lobby. Chamfered axial beams. Stair rises at back of chimney and W end is heated by a later gable fireplace shared with an end outshut. W room has C18 panelling, cornice and fire surround. Old plank door to space under stair. Central tie-beam and heavy curved braces of 2-bay crosswing remain above heavy timbered frame with jowled posts. Face halved bladed scarf joint in wallplates of hall range. Roof altered to include crosswing under a single roof. (Jackson (1983)16).

Listing NGR: TL4034030046


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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: 24 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/05000/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Harris. Source Historic England Archive
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