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Harley House 500 Metres Along Lane on East of Woodside

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellpond Green, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8783 / 51°52'42"N

Longitude: 0.0642 / 0°3'51"E

OS Eastings: 542184

OS Northings: 221988

OS Grid: TL421219

Mapcode National: GBR LC8.C13

Mapcode Global: VHHLT.219W

Plus Code: 9F32V3H7+8M

Entry Name: Harley House 500 Metres Along Lane on East of Woodside

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290267

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395450

Location: Little Hadham, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Little Hadham

Built-Up Area: Wellpond Green

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Hadham

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description


TL 42 SW LITTLE HADHAM PIG LANE
(north side)
Westland Green

1/5 Harley House
500 metres along lane
- on E of Woodside

- II

House. C17 or earlier, altered c.1920. 2 storeys, timberframed,
plastered facing S, with Arts and Crafts gable entrance created
on E end facing the lane. Red tiled gabled roof with tall C17
central chimney one-third from E end, with 3 conjoined diagonal
shafts. Small external gable chimney at W. 3-unit, former lobby
entry plan with back-to back fireplaces at upper end of hall.
Modern lean-to at service end (W). A 2 storeys addition along
the N side c.1920 provides corridors and stairs and the timber
frame and wall plate are exposed inside, showing that the walls
have been heightened and the roof reconstructed. Weathered
timberframing is exposed in the W lean-to. The parlour has an
axial chamfered beam and squared joists, a C17, depressed, 4-
centred arched brick fireplace (reused brick built in has 'IC
1840'), and C18 3-light casement window on S. Hall (middle room)
has probable inserted floor on heavy chamfered cross beam with
wide flat joists running axially. Heavy ogee-moulded shelf over
fireplace. Square 2 storeys bay window on S c.1920. Fine C17, 4-
centred chamfered brick fireplace in chamber over hall. S front
of one and a half storeys has timber member at former eaves
level. Early C18 2-light and 3-light mullioned wooden windows
with iron casements. 2 storeys gabled square bay c.1920, with
matching 4-light window, and false timbering and bargeboard to
gable. Small windows under eaves. E gable-end plastered and
upper floor projecting on brackets at old tie beam level. False
timbering and roughcast. Plank door in brickwork at right. 3-
light leaded casements.


Listing NGR: TL4218421988

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