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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101646
English Heritage Legacy ID: 160803
Location: Sawbridgeworth, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM21
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
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
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