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Sparrows Nest (Within Gates at Entrance to Thorley House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorley, Hertfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398629

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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(west side)
Thorley Street

4/21 Sparrows Nest
(within gates at
19.1.83 entrance to
Thorley House


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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