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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
Entry Name: Welspen Thatch
Listing Date: 13 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101841
English Heritage Legacy ID: 160248
Location: Anstey, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9
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
TL 4032 ANSTEY SILVER STREET
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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