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The Limes

A Grade II Listed Building in Therfield, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0164 / 52°0'59"N

Longitude: -0.0546 / 0°3'16"W

OS Eastings: 533596

OS Northings: 237117

OS Grid: TL335371

Mapcode National: GBR K81.K0W

Mapcode Global: VHGNJ.0LG2

Plus Code: 9C4X2W8W+H5

Entry Name: The Limes

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102614

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162428

Location: Therfield, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Therfield

Built-Up Area: Therfield

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Therfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 3337
(South side)
9/105 The Limes

House. Late C16, extended C17. Extended and altered c.1800 and later
C19. Timber frame, rendered. Red brick additions with some weather-
boarding. Tiled roofs. Lobby entry 5 bay front range. 2 storeys.
Entrance in second bay from right in later projecting gabled porch.
Right bay has a full height canted bay with sashes. Ground floor canted
bay to left of porch, further left an entrance with a bracketed hood and
a 2 light casement. First floor centre and left 3 flush frame glazing
bar sashes. To left of centre an original small 2 light timber ovolo
moulded mullioned window frame. Right end is roughcast with sashes,
steeply pitched roof. To rear early C19 parallel red brick range. 3 bays
to garden. Recessed central entrance with a later bracketed hood,
flanking and first floor recessed glazing bar sashes with cambered
heads. End stacks. To right and slightly set back from this block is a
later C19 addition filling out a large rectangle. Ground floor brick
with French doors and a 2 light casement. First floor weatherboarded
with 3 flush frame glazing bar sashes. Slightly lower ridge than on
c.1800 block. Projects further to end than original block. Large stack
in valley between original block and late C19 block. Attached at left
end from front are outbuildings, former stabling, altered in C20.
Interior: large scantling to exposed frame, stop chamfered fireplace
lintels, bearers and joists, exposed mullioned window frames. C18
panelled room to right on ground floor with moulded cornice. First floor
chamfered brick fireplace. (Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TL3359637117

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