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The Three Horseshoes Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160852

Location: Sawbridgeworth, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM22

County: Hertfordshire

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
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

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

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