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A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7961 / 51°47'45"N

Longitude: -0.0829 / 0°4'58"W

OS Eastings: 532298

OS Northings: 212565

OS Grid: TL322125

Mapcode National: GBR KBQ.9V3

Mapcode Global: VHGPN.J30Y

Plus Code: 9C3XQWW8+CR

Entry Name: Cawthorne

Listing Date: 10 February 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461500

ID on this website: 101268743

Location: Hertford, East Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hertford

Built-Up Area: Hertford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hertford St Andrew with St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 3212 NW

ST ANDREW STREET (South side),
No.51, Cawthorne




House, formerly antique showroom, now restaurant.
Late C16/early C17, front altered C18, with late C19 alterations, restored 1980s
(Architects Kirby Adair). Timber-framed, plastered front with
colour-washed brick left-hand (east) flank wall. Old tile roof
behind parapet front, above modillioned wood cornice,
PLAN: long single range plan with central entrance, large
left-hand (east) room with fireplace at far end, central
unheated staircase hall, 2 west rooms, one possibly an office,
and the other a dining room served from the kitchen in the
rear outshoot.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics. Front elevation has 5
irregularly spaced flush set 16-pane sash windows with
projecting architrave surrounds, 4 similar but taller windows
on ground floor, with moulded wood band immediately above the
heads making the original jettied first floor. Central doorway
with recessed tie beam with mortices for braces, now removed.
Attics have exposed rafters with mortices for collars
indicating raising of ceiling. Reused timber includes a purlin
with diamond mortices, previously a window plate.
Roof with 4 hip roofed casement dormers, half hipped
right-hand (west) end, red brick chimneystack with projecting
band and 3 tapered square terracotta pots at left (east).
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(Hope Bagenal: The Georgian and Post Georgian Buildings of
Hertford: 1929-: 8; Forrester H: Timber-framed buildings in
Hertford and Ware: Hitchin: 1964-: 23-4; Smith JT: English
Houses 1200-1800: The Hertfordshire Evidence: London: 1992-:
164, 168; Smith JT: Hertfordshire Houses: Selective Inventory:
London: 1993-: 87-8; Turnor L: History of Hertford: Hertford:
1830-: 286; Green L: Hertford's Past in pictures: Ware: 1993-:
43, 57).

Listing NGR: TL3229812564

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