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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: 1221594

Location

2, BLUECOAT YARD

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: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 412280

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

WARE TOWN

TL3514SE BLUECOAT YARD 829-1/9/45 (West side) 08/05/50 No.2

GV II*

House. C17. Timber-framed now plastered, pebbledashed and colourwashed, old tiled roof with 2 gabled casement dormers. 2 storeys and attics. Ground and first floors, two 3-light casement windows with glazing bars, central door in moulded architrave surround, coved plaster eaves cornice. This structure is different both from those which pre-date the Christ's Hospital acquisition of Bluecoat Yard in 1685 (The Old Stables and No.1 (qv) and the terrace specially built as `nurse cottages' (Nos 3-12 (qv); the house has a comparatively wide frontage and is only one room deep, although its general appearance is similar to Nos 3-12 indicating remodelling of an existing structure to give an overall visual unity. (Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England): An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Hertfordshire: London: 1910-: 230; Ware Tithe Map: 1845-; Ware 25" to 1 Mile. Surveyed by the Ordnance Survey Department: 1851-; The Victoria History of the County of Hertford: London: 1912-: 381; Christ's Hospital Archives Map: 1685-; Christ's Hospital Archives, Building Accounts: 1680-1697; East Herts Archaeological Society Transactions 1932-33: Lee WH: The Old Blue-coat School Ware: Hertford: 1934-: 333-7; Rowe V Dr: The Bluecoat Children in Ware 1564-1761: Ware Society: 1983-; Bluecoat Yard Residents Association: More about Place House and Bluecoat Yard: Ware: 1988-).

Listing NGR: TL3589614347

Selected Sources

  1. Other  Reference - Title: Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire - Date: 1910 - Page References: 230
  2. Book  Reference - Title: More about Place House and Bluecoat Yard - Date: 1988
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Lee, W H - Title: The Old Bluecoat School Ware - Date: 1934 - Page References: 333-7
  4. Article  Reference - Title: Transactions of the East Hertfordshire Archaeological Society - Date: 1932 - Journal Title: Transactions of the East Hertfordshire Archaeological Society
  5. Article  Reference - Title: Transactions of the East Hertfordshire Archaeological Society - Date: 1933 - Journal Title: Transactions of the East Hertfordshire Archaeological Society
  6. Article  Reference - Title: Ware Society Newsletter - Date: 1983 - Journal Title: Ware Society Newsletter
  7. Book  Reference - Author: Doubleday, A - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Hertford - Date: 1912 - Page References: 381

National Grid Reference: TL 35896 14347

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