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River Hill Cottage, Flamstead

Description: River Hill Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157829

OS Grid Reference: TL0791714680
OS Grid Coordinates: 507917, 214680
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8203, -0.4357

Location: 2 River Hill, Flamstead, Hertfordshire AL3 8BY

Locality: Flamstead
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 8BY

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Listing Text

TL 0714
(West side)
9/49 River Hill Cottage

2 houses, sometime 3 houses, now one property. S part C18 or earlier,
downhill N part C18, early C19 brick fronts to both , N part divided,
made one property in C20. Timber frame roughcast, painted brick casing,
steep old red tile roofs, front slope of S part slated. An irregular
2-storeys L-shaped group, facing E. S part has a 2-storeys gabled rear
wing at SW with lower hipped roof extension to W. N part some feet in
advance of S part, of 2-storeys. S-part is a 2-cells internal chimney,
lobby-entry plan house with rear service wing and passage through front
range at N end now converted to the main entrance. E front has low
stucco plinth, 2 windows to each floor with sash windows of 3/3 panes
under cambered arches with plastered reveals. Central door in heavy
frame with round arched recess over. County fire insurance plaque above.
N part has E elevation and shared central chimney dating from its C19
conversion to 2 houses. 2 windows to each floor, 2 blocked doorways
toward ends, door to through passage at N end now in use. 2-lights flush
Yorkshire sliding casements to 1st floor: 3-lights flush casement
windows to ground floor. Segmental arches to ground floor openings.
Plank door to passage. N end has plastered recessed gable triangle.
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TL0791714680

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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