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Description: White Hart Cottage
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157534
OS Grid Reference: TL0059703254
OS Grid Coordinates: 500597, 203254
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7190, -0.5451
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BOVINGDON CHESHAM ROAD
TL 00 SW (South side)
6/5 White Hart Cottage
2 houses, now one house. Early C18 probably incorporating older timber
frame ('AD 1717' deeply cut into brick to left of N door), lower W
extension and alterations later C20. Red brick in English-bond, some
black headers and Flemish bond to E gable. Flint walled W extension.
Steep old red tile roof with catslide to rear outshut. A pair of
adjoining 1½ storeys houses at crossroads facing S. A gabled dormer
window at the eaves to each half and a wide and a narrow small-paned
casement window under segmental arch to each house. The narrow windows
side by side in middle replace the former front doors. Large external E
gable chimney with offsets and oven under tiled roof. Similar W gable
chimney removed in C20. 2-bays roof structure and crossbeam for former
partition between houses. Tithe Map of 1838 shows 2 houses with small
gable outshuts. Interior has exposed beams, open fireplace with bake
oven lacking only wooden door. 2 gabled dormers also on rear roofslope.
Listing NGR: TL0059703254
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Source: English Heritage
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