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27 High Street and attached rear outshoot and barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Ware, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8104 / 51°48'37"N

Longitude: -0.0304 / 0°1'49"W

OS Eastings: 535881

OS Northings: 214253

OS Grid: TL358142

Mapcode National: GBR KBL.K3N

Mapcode Global: VHGPH.FR9H

Plus Code: 9C3XRX69+5V

Entry Name: 27 High Street and attached rear outshoot and barn

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Last Amended: 13 September 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412328

Location: Ware, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Ware

Built-Up Area: Ware

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ware

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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829-1/9/91 (South side)
08/05/50 No.27
and attached rear outshoot and barn
(Formerly Listed as:


Inn and attached outbuildings, now bank. Late C16/early C17,
with C18 and C20 alterations. Timber-framed, rusticated
stucco, early C19 refronting old tiled roof edged with Welsh
slates. Left hand bay of structure, beyond carriageway, now
included with No.25 (qv).
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, plinth, plat band at first floor level. 4
first floor sash windows with glazing bars, flush-set with
exposed boxes. Carriageway on left of ground floor, mid C20
ground floor window with glazing bars, entrance on right up 4
stone steps; 8 fielded panelled door, with rectangular
fanlight, moulded architrave surround with consoles and open
pediment above. Long rear outshoot, timber-framed, masonry
lined stucco over brick (east), plaster moulded bressumer
above first floor windows, and moulded eaves cornice (west).
Beyond is barn, timber-framed with red brick ground floor,
weatherboarding above and old tiled roof.
INTERIOR of No.27 contains C17 panelling, some reset, on first
floor, and moulded early C18 wood cornices. Roof over front
block of clasped purlin construction with windbracing and
collars. The roof over the rear outshoot has purlins housed in
heavy section principal rafters curved near base, and
supported on a substantial plate which does not coincide with
the external wall.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the site has been identified with historic
inns of Ware. It adjoins, and may have been used at times, by
The George Inn. In 1599 it is recorded that The Horn Inn stood
next to The George Inn, and in C18 and C19 was known as The
White House Inn.
(Hunt EM: The History of Ware: Hertford: 1986-1946: 116;
Perman D: Ware UD. List of buildings of special arch or
historic interest: 1993-: 27; Ware 25" to 1 Mile. Surveyed by
the Ordnance Survey Department: 1851-).

Listing NGR: TL3588114253

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