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Description: Mauldens Cottage
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157569
OS Grid Reference: TL0100101864
OS Grid Coordinates: 501001, 201864
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7064, -0.5397
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BOVINGDON VENUS HILL
TL 00 SW (South side)
6/42 Mauldens Cottage
House. Early C17, rear extensions later C20. Timber frame on chamfered
stuccoed sill, with red brick and painted brick infill between exposed
timber frame. Ground floor stuccoed. Steep old red tile roof half-hipped
with gablets. A 2-storeys, 2 cells, internal chimney, lobby-entry plan
house facing N with 1½ storeys gabled porch and 2 front windows to each
floor. Flush casement windows with lattice leaded glazing. Timber frame
has jowled posts and end walls have wide storey-height panels. Front
nearly symmetrical with half-height rail and narrower panels on 1st
floor. Convex tension braces in frame and convex brace in porch. Chimney
of 2 staggered square conjoined shafts. Unusually complete interior with
moulded and stopped joists and axial floor beams, ledged plank doors on
iron hooks and bands, carpenters assembly numbers, and wide fireplace to
E room has 3 small recesses and an oven with iron door. The stair to
rear of chimney now rises from E room but may originally have risen from
smaller W room. Cast iron Boxmoor grazing rights plaque no. 614.
Listing NGR: TL0098401860
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Source: English Heritage
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