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53, 53a, 55 and 55a, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7595 / 51°45'34"N

Longitude: -0.0125 / 0°0'45"W

OS Eastings: 537264

OS Northings: 208630

OS Grid: TL372086

Mapcode National: GBR KC6.PN2

Mapcode Global: VHGPW.Q1QG

Entry Name: 53, 53a, 55 and 55a, High Street

Listing Date: 4 August 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157478

Location: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN11

County: Hertfordshire

District: Broxbourne

Town: Broxbourne

Electoral Ward/Division: Broxbourne and Hoddesdon South

Built-Up Area: Hoddesdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hoddesdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)
No 53, 53a, 55 and 55a
TL 3708NW 6a/41 4.8.77


A timber framed building of early to mid C16 origin with
alteration in the C17 and refacing in the late C18. Extensions
to the rear C19. 2 storeys and attic, modern shop front and
rough cast 1st floor; moulded cornice and blocking course. Steep
pitched old tile roof. 3 broadly spaced windows to 1st floor, 2
casements and a sash in flush architrave surrounds. 3 box
dormers. The encased timber frame structure is 4 bays long with
jettied 1st floor (concealed). Chamfered oak beams on ground
floor and C17 moulded plaster work encasing ceiling beams of
ground floor in No 55. Framework exposed on 1st floor,
originally formed of 2 rooms spanned by open trusses and divided
by a closed truss and partition across the centre with heavy
curved braces. Attics inserted probably in late C17. Former
rear wall retains a large window with diamond set oak mullions.
Clasped roof with wind braces. 2 storey gabled rear wing
probably C17.

Listing NGR: TL3726408630

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

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