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Latitude: 51.9787 / 51°58'43"N
Longitude: 0.0458 / 0°2'45"E
OS Eastings: 540607
OS Northings: 233115
OS Grid: TL406331
Mapcode National: GBR L9X.SJ7
Mapcode Global: VHHL6.RJ2G
Entry Name: Red Stack
Listing Date: 13 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251269
English Heritage Legacy ID: 433930
Location: Anstey, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Anstey
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Anstey
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 4033 ANSTEY THE KNOLL
6/13 Red Stack
House. Later C17. Timber frame on stuccoed base, roughcast with steep
old red tile roofs. 1½ storeys, 3-cells, internal chimney, lobby entry
plan house facing E with C19 or C20 N bay and gabled rear wing at NW. 4
windows long with 3 tall gabled dormer windows at the eaves, 3-light
flush casement windows with small panes, and plank door in middle.
2-light casement windows in dormers. Tall rectangular central chimney
with ovolo capping to rectangular lower stage topped by 6 conjoined
diagonal shafts. 2 similar dormers at rear with small window under eaves
to light stair beside chimney. Interior has 2 heated rooms with
back-to-back fireplaces, the room to S of stack is the hall with narrow,
service room at S end originally 2 small rooms. Rear wall has
surprisingly late Kentish framing with slightly curved tension braces.
The roof is constructed with collar trusses and no tie-beams between
gable ends. Trusses in partitions flanking the stack and at room
divisions below. Upper chambers not originally heated. Face-halved
bladed scarf in wallplate by stair. Chamfered axial floor beams and open
fireplace lintols. A C17 house of special interest for its plan and
construction. (Bailey (1980)21: RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL4060733115
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