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Hall House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wareside, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8354 / 51°50'7"N

Longitude: 0.0245 / 0°1'28"E

OS Eastings: 539587

OS Northings: 217131

OS Grid: TL395171

Mapcode National: GBR LCM.T73

Mapcode Global: VHHLZ.C4TB

Plus Code: 9F32R2PF+4R

Entry Name: Hall House

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356036

Location: Wareside, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Wareside

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wareside Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)
2/25 Hall House


House. Late medieval, probably early C16. Timberframed and
plastered, partly replaced in plastered brick. Steep old red
tile roofs. One and a half storeys, 2-storeys E wing, 3-windows
to ground floor, one in jettied upper floor and 3 cabled dormers.
3-light flush casements with small panes. 2-light in dormers and
E window of ground floor. 4-panel door with flat hood on shaped
brackets. Built as a small open-hall house facing S with a
jettied crosswing on the E and a 2-storey service bay at the W
end. In cross-passage 2 doors with hollow chamfered 4-centred
heads to the service rooms. Part of similar door head at N end
of passage. Exposed close studding over hall. Open truss with
hollow chamfered tie-beams, rebated crown-post and thin two-way
bracing to the collar purlin. Floor inserted in hall and central
chimney built backing onto the cross-passage in the mid or late
C17. Chimney offset to S to give room for the single stair
probably replacing one at each end of house. Lateral chimney
added to serve parlour in cross-wing in late C17 or early C18.
Chimney on W gable dates from the conversion of this end to a
living room. House made into 3 cottages in C19, now recently
restored (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3958717131

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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