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Latitude: 51.7837 / 51°47'1"N
Longitude: -0.6393 / 0°38'21"W
OS Eastings: 493957
OS Northings: 210325
OS Grid: SP939103
Mapcode National: GBR F4W.166
Mapcode Global: VHFRW.VFWG
Entry Name: Old Timbers
Listing Date: 29 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1051627
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355807
Location: Wigginton, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23
Civil Parish: Wigginton
Built-Up Area: Wigginton
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Wigginton
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
WIGGINTON VICARAGE ROAD
SP 91 SW
4/170 Nos. 5/7
House. C16 open hall house, C17 inserted floor in hall and inserted chimney, C18 brick
front with eaves raised, C19 alterations and subdivision as cottages, restored as one
house late C20. Timber frame on brick sill, exposed at rear to original height with
brick infill and plastered sill, cased at front in red brick with some blue bricks.
Steep red tiled roof. A long 2-storeys building set well back from road facing S.
4 windows to 1st floor and 5 to ground floor with gabled tiled porch to door near
middle. 2-light flush casements to 1st floor and 3-light to ground floor with small
panes and segmental arches. Large external W gable chimney with offsets and smaller
central chimney (probably replacing a larger and older chimney). Rear wall has wide-
spaced studs in 4 bays of timber framing with straight tension braces to a mid-height
rail. Interior has exposed timbers with step-jowled posts, tension braces in framed
partitions, wattle and daub in partition between 2-bay hall and W bay. Collar and queen-
strut clasped purlin roof with curved wind braces. Inserted floor in hall on chamfered
and hollow stopped axial beam with chamfered and stopped joists. W bay has squared joists
and axial beam.
Listing NGR: SP9395710325
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