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Welspen Thatch

A Grade II Listed Building in Anstey, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9703 / 51°58'12"N

Longitude: 0.0423 / 0°2'32"E

OS Eastings: 540390

OS Northings: 232169

OS Grid: TL403321

Mapcode National: GBR LB2.KHM

Mapcode Global: VHHL6.PQ6Y

Plus Code: 9F32X2CR+4W

Entry Name: Welspen Thatch

Listing Date: 13 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160248

Location: Anstey, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Anstey

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Anstey

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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7/27 Welspen Thatch


House. Early C18 or earlier, restored after fire 1983, higher W block
1984. Timber frame on stuccoed sill, weatherboarded with steep,
half-hipped, thatch roof carried down over rear outshut. 1½ storeys,
3-cells, internal-chimney, lobby entry plan house facing S with chimney
a third from original W end. Stair now in E service end. S front has 4
windows and 3 swept dormers at eaves (formerly only one, to hall)
2-light flush, small-paned casements. Gabled front porch with battened
door. Interior has exposed timbers, thin studs, straight tension braces
and wide open brick fireplaces with timber lintol. Unjowled posts. Floor
and lean-to roof carried on ledges pegged to walls. Axial main beams.
Face-halved bladed scarf in wallplate. Clasped purlin roof with thin
poles for thatch. (Bailey (1980)24).

Listing NGR: TL4039032169

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