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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1217428

Location

35 35A 37A (PART), HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireEast HertfordshireDistrict AuthorityWare

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-May-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Sep-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 412336

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Details

WARE TOWN

TL3514SE HIGH STREET 829-1/9/99 (South side) 08/05/50 Nos.35, 35A AND 37A (part) (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET No.35)

GV II*

House, now commercial premises with flats over. Late C14/early C15, C17, C19 and C20 alterations. Timber-framed, stuccoed with old tiled roof with jettied stuccoed gable facing street. Probably originally double jettied, and with attics projecting further. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. First floor has stucco and faint masonry lining, and indication of 2 stages of diagonal windbracing beneath outer finish. 2 windows: 3 light casement with cavetto moulded mullions in centre, and to right 4 light square oriel bay, with coved base, C19 divided casements, below moulded head on underside of oversailing second floor. Second floor carried on brackets and heavily moulded bressumer. Modern stucco facing. 7-light casement window, partly renewed, but containing some ovolo moulded mullions. Ground floor has modern shopfront, with brick stallriser and projecting square ended bay, with bronze glazing bars, fascia and lightly moulded cornice, and modern oak glazed door at right. INTERIOR: indicates large-scale 2 bay structure, originally with open hall at second floor level. Rear refaced in yellow-grey brick, C19, and chimneystack inserted C18 or C19. Ground floor gutted, and overlaps with No.37 (qv) Modern subdivision for flats on first and second floors - first floor overlaps with No.37. First floor front room has late C14/early C15 timber window, exposed internally, at left, with moulded cinquefoil cusped head. 3-light cavetto mullioned window to right beyond projecting oriel. Central posts and beams indicate braced tie-beam structure. Second floor has C17 inserted ceiling, with exposed posts and one brace to central tie-beam. Loft contains 2 bay crown post roof structure. North gable has central stud with reset brace to collar purlin - mortice indicates C17 alteration, and later repairs include realignment of gable. Central crown post, with moulded head and moulded roll base, with run out stop. Collar purlin interrupted by inserted C18 red brick stack. Halved and pegged rafters, with some modern replacements reinforced by modern surface nailed braces. (Perman D: Ware UD. List of buildings of special arch or historic interest: 1993-: 28; Ware 25" to 1 Mile. Surveyed by the Ordnance Survey Department: 1851-; Forrester H: Timber Framed Buildings in Hertford and Ware: Hitchin: 1964-: 34; Moodey GE: East Hertfordshire Archaeological Society Newletter: Hertford: 1968-).

Listing NGR: TL3585514275

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Forrester, H - Title: Timber Framed Buildings in Hertford and Ware - Date: 1964 - Page References: 34
  2. Article  Reference - Title: East Hertfordshire Archaeological Society Newsletter - Date: 1968 - Journal Title: East Hertfordshire Archaeological Society Newsletter

National Grid Reference: TL 35855 14275

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