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Blacksmiths Cottages in Blacksmith's Yard

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Wymondley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9319 / 51°55'54"N

Longitude: -0.2361 / 0°14'9"W

OS Eastings: 521372

OS Northings: 227405

OS Grid: TL213274

Mapcode National: GBR J7G.TBP

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.VPKV

Plus Code: 9C3XWQJ7+QH

Entry Name: Blacksmiths Cottages in Blacksmith's Yard

Listing Date: 18 March 1980

Last Amended: 18 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102470

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162782

ID on this website: 101102470

Location: Little Wymondley, North Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Wymondley

Built-Up Area: Little Wymondley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Wymondley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 2127 (South side)
Little Wymondley

11/170 Blacksmiths Cottages
18.3.80 Nos. 1, and 2
in Blacksmith's Yard


House, now 2 houses. Early C17, earliest ref 1643, divided later, one
house in C19, 2 in C20, renovated with additions as 2 houses c.1985.
Timber frame roughcast on ground floor, dark weatherboarding on 1st
floor. Steep pitched roof once thatched now slated with rear slope
extending down over outshut. Hipped lean-to roofed low extensions at
each end. A 2-storeys, internal chimney, lobby entry plan house in yard
off high road facing E. N house No. 1 has a 2-lights flush casement
window above a 3-lights window with plank door next RH corner. No. 2 has
2-lights window over plank door to lobby entry in line with internal
chimney. Ground floor 3-lights window to LH and projecting stair turret
at LH end of front next later external S gable chimney. Interior has
exposed timbers with axial chamfered beam and exposed joists. Straight
tension braces to corner of frame. Jowled posts. Collar- and queen-
strut trusses to clasped-purlin roof. Face-halved bladed scarf joint in
wallplate. Roof of 2 bays separated by a narrow chimney and stair bays
(inf Mr. Farris).

Listing NGR: TL2137227405

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