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A Grade II Listed Building in Wareside, Hertfordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9F32R2PC+59

Entry Name: Castlebury

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204428

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356039

Location: Wareside, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: 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

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(west side)
2/28 Castlebury


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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