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Latitude: 51.8247 / 51°49'28"N
Longitude: 0.1302 / 0°7'48"E
OS Eastings: 546899
OS Northings: 216154
OS Grid: TL468161
Mapcode National: GBR LCY.HQW
Mapcode Global: VHHM1.6DNJ
Entry Name: Tharbies
Listing Date: 30 April 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1290941
English Heritage Legacy ID: 394248
Location: High Wych, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM21
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: High Wych
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Sawbridgeworth
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 41 NE HIGH WYCH ROOK END LANE
House. C17 or earlier. 2 storeys and attics timberframed house
extended and remodelled in late C17 and C18, plastered and lined
as ashlar in W parts at rear. Very steep hipped old red tile
roofs with shaped rafters feet in older parts. Late C17 E front-
block symmetrical 5 window red brick elevation in Flemish bond
with projecting plinth and floor band, steep old red tile hipped
roof with bellcast, 2 hipped dormers, and modillioned eaves
cornice. Present C19 cross shaped windows may replace late C17
cross windows, one of which survives on W projecting wing.
Large central chimney in front slope of roof near ridge.
Entrance passage is arched where it passes through the stack.
Modern single storey flat porch extensions. C18 brick shallow 2
storey N extension of this front with sandy red brick, plinth,
floor band, lower window with segmental arched head, and external
gable chimney. Old house appears to be E-W with lower, 2 storey,
central projecting wing to N. The late C17 S extension in brick
made the house L-shaped and refronted the E end of the older
house. The C18 shallow extension obscured the older N wing of
the older house. (VCH III (1912) 334).
Listing NGR: TL4689916154
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