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98-110, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8567 / 51°51'24"N

Longitude: -0.1104 / 0°6'37"W

OS Eastings: 530232

OS Northings: 219254

OS Grid: TL302192

Mapcode National: GBR K9X.GXC

Mapcode Global: VHGP8.1LHJ

Entry Name: 98-110, High Street

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356302

Location: Watton-at-Stone, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Watton-at-Stone

Built-Up Area: Watton at Stone

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watton-at-Stone

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

WATTON-AT-STONE HIGH STREET
TL 3019
(Southwest side)
Watton-at-Stone
9/192
- Nos. 98 to 110 (even)
GV
II

Row of 7 almshouses, now 4 dwellings. 1867 on datestone. Possibly by
G. Devey for Lady Susan Smith of Woodhall Park (q.v.). Red brick with
stone dressings. Part roughcast with sham timber framing. Decoratively
tiled roof. Double depth, 1:2:1:2:1 with projecting cross wings to
centre and ends. Domestic Revival Style. 1 storey with attic to central
bay. Ground floor of each cross wing has a canted oriel window on
brackets. Tall 4 light casements with ovolo moulded surrounds. Stop
chamfered return angles. Central gabled upper storey is sham timber
framed and corbelled out with a stone course below stone corbels, a 4
light casement, datestone, wavy bargeboards. Outer gables have sham
timber framing with slightly projecting moulded tie beams with
quatrefoils, wavy bargeboards. Link ranges have similar 3 light
casements with chamfered segmental headed surrounds, intermediate 2
stage buttresses. At ends of link blocks are 4 entrances, half glazed
doors with 4 centred arched heads, moulded brackets to gabled and
raking hoods. Cross axial stacks on link ranges with paired diagonal
shafts, outer wings have paired octagonal shafts. Taller central ridge
has a stack with 4 semi-octagonal shafts. Roof has alternate bands of
plain and sawtooth tiles with ridge tiles. Returns have slightly
projecting gable ends with some blind openings, sham timber framing,
bargeboards. Rear elevation is all brick but as to front with cross
wings, entrances in link ranges and cross axial stacks with paired
diagonal shafts. Interiors not inspected.


Listing NGR: TL3023219254

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