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Westmill House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thundridge, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8293 / 51°49'45"N

Longitude: -0.0588 / 0°3'31"W

OS Eastings: 533864

OS Northings: 216299

OS Grid: TL338162

Mapcode National: GBR KBC.9XY

Mapcode Global: VHGPG.X9S0

Entry Name: Westmill House

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205184

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356103

Location: Thundridge, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Thundridge

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ware

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 31NW WARE RURAL WESTMILL ROAD
(east side)
Westmill
1/2 Westmill House
(Formerly listed under General)
24.1.67

GV II*

House. Early C17, plastered and rewindowed in Georgian manner
1781 (RCHM Typescript). Timber frame, plastered and lined as
ashlar. Steep old red tile roof with hip at NW corner. A large
L-shaped house facing W. 2-storeys, cellar and attics. N wing
extends to rear, with a stair tower in the angle. Principal room
at S end of W wing with a large rear fireplace (external lateral
chimney stack with 3 diamond stalks) and this room formerly
occupied much of the entrance hall. The parlour was at N of this
wing and formerly extended to S where there is now a study.
Kitchen in NE wing with service room at E end. Chimney at
junction of the wings and stair in the angle with an early C17
balustrade surviving in the attic storey. C17 cross-windows
survive on the N elevation with a small bellcote next the middle
1st floor window. Formal W front has a moulded eaves cornice 5
flush box sash windows with small panes of Crown-glass and a
central 6-panel fielded door with semi-circular fanlight with
interesting Gothic tracery. Tuscan doorcase with attached
columns and open triangular pediment. Wall painting with
Corinthian capital in 1st floor room over kitchen (RCHM
Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL3386416299

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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