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A Grade II Listed Building in High Wych, Hertfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 394248

Location: High Wych, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM21

County: Hertfordshire

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

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Listing Text

(west side)
Rook End

4/47 Tharbies


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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