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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.


List entry Number: 1101614



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bishop's Stortford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jul-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160932

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1. 5253 HIGH STREET (North Side)

No 8 (Tissimans) (formerly listed as The Old House) TL 4821 SE:3/34 18.10.49


2. c.1400 timberframed house, old red tile roof. Two and a half storeys. "Half Wealden" type formerly with open hall on north, central cross passage and 2-storey bay on south. Refronted C16. Two 4-light modern casements on first floor with original surrounds. Identical casements in 2 modern dormers. Modern ground floor shop front. Interior. Much exposed wall and ceiling timber. Two blocked mullioned windows on first floor. East wall of first floor rear room has painted jacobean frieze. (Hertfordshire Archaeology (1973) 127-130).

Listing NGR: TL4866521405

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Hertfordshire Archaeology' in Hertfordshire Archaeology, (1973), 127-30

National Grid Reference: TL 48666 21401


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