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Latitude: 51.8518 / 51°51'6"N
Longitude: 0.1611 / 0°9'39"E
OS Eastings: 548941
OS Northings: 219231
OS Grid: TL489192
Mapcode National: GBR LCL.ZGN
Mapcode Global: VHHLV.RQ08
Plus Code: 9F32V526+PC
Entry Name: Sparrows Nest (Within Gates at Entrance to Thorley House)
Listing Date: 19 January 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1288830
English Heritage Legacy ID: 398629
Location: Thorley, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM23
Civil Parish: Thorley
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Thorley
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 41 NE THORLEY LONDON ROAD
4/21 Sparrows Nest
(within gates at
19.1.83 entrance to
House. C17. 2 storeys, timber frame plastered over low plinth.
3-unit plan with large central stack at upper end. Small central
stack inserted at service end against cross passage. Cased axial
beam in hall. Formerly winding stair in position of modern rear
stair in rear extension. 2 storeys rear lean-to extension, 3
window front, steep gabled roof now slated. Bellcast and
projecting eaves to front. 3-light early C19 'Gothic' pointed
windows with labels, leaded glazing and iron opening lights.
Porch off-centre to left. C19 trellis, slated, gabled porch with
faceted posts and stepped cap and trabiation. Plain pilasters
with stepped caps. 2-panel battened door with pointed glazing
bars in upper part. Heavy old iron chain and crossbar
internally. Modern bay on N end.
Listing NGR: TL4894119231
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