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Assembly Room at Number 28 (Set Back on South East)

A Grade II Listed Building in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8128 / 51°48'46"N

Longitude: 0.1477 / 0°8'51"E

OS Eastings: 548144

OS Northings: 214866

OS Grid: TL481148

Mapcode National: GBR LD5.850

Mapcode Global: VHHM1.HPXN

Entry Name: Assembly Room at Number 28 (Set Back on South East)

Listing Date: 2 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160803

Location: Sawbridgeworth, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM21

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Sawbridgeworth

Built-Up Area: 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

(East Side)

Assembly Room at No 28
(Set back on SE)
TL 4814 1486:3/6
C18/C19. Tall timberframed stuccoed assembly room over low coach house.
Roof slated and gabled to front (W). Internal gable chimney at rear. S
flank wall stucco thickened at lower storey. N flank weatherboarded with
some brickwork at lower floor with 2 doors and 15 pane fixed window to
bakery. Upper floor reached by straight stair in NW corner. 3 window W
front. Tall flush sash window with architrave and 6/6 panes in centre,
flanked by 2 lower and narrower sash windows also with 6/6 panes. Drip
board over each window. Square window in gable with 4 panes. On Gd
floor plank door next N corner with 3 pane fanlight leads to stair and
upper floor. Double plank doors next S corner. 7 light fixed window
between. Narrow bargeboard to gable carried on 2 purlins to each slope.
Interior has moulded nosings and strings to wide stair, moulded dado rail
to upper room. Raised and fielded panels to cupboard beside fireplace
and C18 Adam style wood and composition fire surround. Tapered panelled
pilasters with garlands support composite capitals with Prince of Wales
order. Frieze breaks forward over pilasters with oval and ribbon motif.
Dentilled bed mould and enriched cyma to cornice shelf. Anthemion frieze
with central figure panel of nymphs in arcadian scene with altar.
Ceiling obscured. An interesting building illuminating social history.

Listing NGR: TL4814414866

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

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