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Noons Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in High Wych, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8165 / 51°48'59"N

Longitude: 0.1211 / 0°7'15"E

OS Eastings: 546299

OS Northings: 215224

OS Grid: TL462152

Mapcode National: GBR LD4.1FK

Mapcode Global: VHHM1.1LVT

Entry Name: Noons Cottages

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 394202

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: High Wych St James

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 41 NE HIGH WYCH HIGH WYCH LANE
(west side)

4/64 Noons Cottages
Nos 1 and 2
(Formerly Noons)
-
- II

House, now 2 houses. C15 origin as single storey house. Floor
and chimney inserted, walls heightened and roof rebuilt in later
C16. A 2 storey former farmhouse facing E, now 2 houses. Timber
frame plastered and lined as ashlar - S half renewed. Large
central chimney rising through front slope of roof near ridge.
No 2 (on W) has a 3-light late C17 mullioned window with leaded
glazing and central iron casement, and on upper floor a small 3-
light wooden casement window. To right a plank door under an
inclined drip board on shaped brackets. No 1 (on S) has modern
2-light wooden casements with leaded glazing, rear lean-to and S
gable porch. Older slated, brick and weatherboarded lean-to to
rear of No 2 including a large brickbuilt bread oven with
separate chimney. Interior of No 1 has wallpost and cut off
brace for earlier tie beam, wattle and daub exposed over kitchen
door, large fireplace with chamfered and stopped oak lintel,
winding stair beside it on W, inserted floor structure with axial
beam and exposed joists all chamfered and stopped, exposed close-
studding in rear wall, ovolo-moulded 3-light late C16 window in
1st floor bathroom, set above old wallplate and under C16
wallplate, chamfered ceiling beams on 1st floor lodged on tie
beams, and 2-panel late C17 cupboard door with H hinges. Unusual
carved stop to chamfers of Ground floor axial beam, in form of
tapered knob.


Listing NGR: TL4629915224

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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