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The Orchard

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigginton, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7837 / 51°47'1"N

Longitude: -0.6373 / 0°38'14"W

OS Eastings: 494097

OS Northings: 210326

OS Grid: SP940103

Mapcode National: GBR F4W.1PK

Mapcode Global: VHFRW.WFYG

Entry Name: The Orchard

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355801

Location: Wigginton, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Wigginton

Built-Up Area: Wigginton

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wigginton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 91 SW
(North side)
4/164 The Orchard
House. C16, brick front of C18 stuccoed with pilasters etc. in mid C19
with W extension, NW rear wing c.1980. Timber frame on flint sill,
roughcast but brick fronted with stucco elaboration. Steep old red tile
roofs. A 2-storeys L-shaped house, set back from road, facing S. Stucco
S front has plinth and corner pilasters, bellcast to eaves, and 3
windows to each floor above one another. Door between RH pair of
windows. Flush box sash windows with 8/8 panes on 1st floor and 10/10
panes on ground floor (Yorkshire sliding casement in middle). 4 panel
door. Moulded stucco surrounds to ground floor windows and decorative
cornice on trusses over door. Canted C19 bay window with hipped roof at
E end, and gabled porch into lobby by chimney at junction with 2-storeys
NE rear wing. 3-bays timber structure of front range exposed inside,
with squint-butted scarf in wallplate, straight wind-braces in
clasped-purlin roof, curved braces in higher E bay with collar and
queen-strut truss. Axial floor beam with exposed joists. Large rear-wall
formerly external chimney to E part is in narrow red bricks with stone
base to stack. Large open fireplace in E room. Single-storey W extension
formerly used as schoolroom, Baptist Chapel, and tearoom. House formerly
called Penley Lodge, and Randall's Cottage.

Listing NGR: SP9409710326

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

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