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Latitude: 51.8362 / 51°50'10"N
Longitude: 0.1579 / 0°9'28"E
OS Eastings: 548772
OS Northings: 217492
OS Grid: TL487174
Mapcode National: GBR LCS.YHT
Mapcode Global: VHHM1.P3BP
Entry Name: The Three Horseshoes Public House
Listing Date: 6 June 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101625
English Heritage Legacy ID: 160852
Location: Sawbridgeworth, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM22
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Sawbridgeworth
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Sawbridgeworth
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
SPELLBROOK LANE EAST
The Three Horseshoes PH
TL 487 174:4/4 6.6.52
C16 or earlier (reputedly 1446). 1 1/2 storey house set back from road.
Timber frame exposed with plastered infill. Steep half hipped thatch roof.
3 rooms in line plan extended 1 bay at E end in C16/C17. Floor inserted in
central bays in later C17 creating attic lit by dormer. Gable chimney at W,
large internal chimney where later E bay joins house. Door on front (N)
opposite chimney and another in W end part. E bay has straight tension
brace and upper half of 2 light window with diagonally set oak mullions
above later 3 light leaded casement. Gabled tiled dormer in roof slope
with 2 light wooden casement. W end part still open to collars of roof
inside. Edge halved bridle butt splice in rear wall plate. Gd floor
lowered under inserted floor. Parts of framework of partitions remain.
E bay has chamfered axial beam with concave stops. Deep, elaborately
moulded,lintol to fireplace, possibly a bressumer re-used. Purlin roof
construction. Buildings added to S with fake timberframing are modern.
An interesting survival. Picturesque.
Listing NGR: TL4877217492
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