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Hollow Hedge, Bovingdon

Description: Hollow Hedge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157557

OS Grid Reference: TL0245401653
OS Grid Coordinates: 502454, 201653
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7043, -0.5187

Locality: Bovingdon
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP3 0PE

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Listing Text

TL 00 SW (North side)

6/30 Hollow Hedge

- II

House. Early C17, or earlier (deed of 1625 refers), brick front C18, W
end and rear extension c.1950. Timber frame, brick cased, with steep old
red tile roof (said to have replaced thatch). A 2-storeys, 2-bays house
facing S with external E gable chimney and 2-storeys W extension, tall
NW rear extension and lower NE rear outshut. Front has 3 3-light
casement windows and gabled tiled porch to door into E bay. Interior has
exposed timber frame of 2-bays with straight braces from jowled posts to
wavy tie-beams and strutted collars to clasped-purlin roof. Wide panels
to walls. Squint-butted scarf in wallplate. Chamfered axial floor beams
with chamfered and stopped joists. (Roberts(1975)No.31).

Listing NGR: TL0245401653

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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