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Latitude: 51.8354 / 51°50'7"N
Longitude: 0.021 / 0°1'15"E
OS Eastings: 539343
OS Northings: 217131
OS Grid: TL393171
Mapcode National: GBR LCM.S5S
Mapcode Global: VHHLZ.94Y9
Entry Name: Castlebury
Listing Date: 30 September 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1204428
English Heritage Legacy ID: 356039
Location: Wareside, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Wareside
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Wareside Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 31NE WARE RURAL BAKERS END
Farmhouse, now a house. C17 or earlier, altered c1700 and c1800,
doubled in size and cased in Hitch's patent brick in mid C19.
Timberframed older W range faced in painted Hitch bricks,
parallel E range at rear entirely in Hitch bricks. Steep roof
now slated and rear slope extended at flatter pitch over E range.
Long 2-storeys building facing W with 4-unit central chimney plan
with external cable chimney at N. Asymmetrical W front of 4-
windows. Flat arched 3-light casement windows to upper floor,
segmental arched 3-light similar windows to around floor with
labels over. Pilastered doorcase c1800 with bracketed flat hood
has reeded mouldings and half-glazed flush panelled door.
Interior has jowled bay-posts, clasped-purlin roof, chamfered
axial beam with ogee stops, several cast iron basket grates with
relief ornament c1800. The cast iron casements with small panes
are probably contemporary with the large buff or red Hitch bricks
which were patented bv Cabb Hitch of Ware in 1828 and were used
in the vicinity (Branch Johnson (1970) 20).
Listing NGR: TL3934317131
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