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Arne Cottage, Northchurch

Description: Arne Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 157772

OS Grid Reference: SP9656909798
OS Grid Coordinates: 496569, 209798
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7785, -0.6016

Location: Wharf Lane, Northchurch, Hertfordshire HP4 3TF

Locality: Northchurch
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP4 3TF

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Listing Text

SP 90 NE (North side)

3/241 Arne Cottage
30.11.66 (formerly listed as Arne Dudswell)

- II

House. Late C16 N range, incorporating late medieval bay at E. Inserted
floor and chimney of early C17, and taller early C18 S wing. Timber
frame on brick sill, red brick infill and walls to S wing, painted brick
infill on N front. Steep old red tile roofs. An L-shaped house facing N,
of 1½ storeys with 2 storeys and attic S wing. N front has regular
square panels of timber framing, 2 gabled dormers, 2 casement windows
and a boarded door into W bay. Large internal chimney in E bay serving
middle bay. 2 bays remain of original house, both once open to the roof.
Floor beams and joists in both bays appear of same date. E bay the hall,
W bay probably parlour and store room. House probably extended further
to E but removed when rear S wing built leaving cross passage preserved
as a store room. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: SP9656909798

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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