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The Old Thatch

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8528 / 51°51'10"N

Longitude: 0.1328 / 0°7'57"E

OS Eastings: 546988

OS Northings: 219284

OS Grid: TL469192

Mapcode National: GBR LCK.Y2P

Mapcode Global: VHHLV.8P1H

Plus Code: 9F32V43M+44

Entry Name: The Old Thatch

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398637

Location: Thorley, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM23

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Thorley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Thorley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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4/6 The Old Thatch

- II

House. C16. Long, one and a half storeys, thatched with half-
hipped ends, facing N. Timber frame with tension bracing,
plastered externally but largely exposed inside. At rear, thatch
runs down over shallow lean-to at E half of house. 3-unit plan
hall-house with upper end to E. Large red brick chimney at upper
end of hall with winding stair on front wall next to it. Former
gable chimney at W now enclosed by one and a half storeys
extension in line, with modern kitchen lean-to on W end. C17
extension at same height on E end, one step higher. Inserted
floor over hall has C18 square joists and unchamfered axial beam,
but floors at each end probably older. Clasped purlin roof
structure. N front has 3 dormers, 2 set on wall plate, but 1
over lower end of original house is higher. Modern low porch
with tiled roof.

Listing NGR: TL4698819284

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