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Description: The Cottage, Amersfort on North Side of Forecourt
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157974
OS Grid Reference: TL0099708630
OS Grid Coordinates: 500997, 208630
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7672, -0.5378
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TL 00 NW NETTLEDEN WITH THE COMMON
POTTEN END (South side)
5/195 The Cottage, Amersfort,
- on N side of forecourt
Lodge now Gardener's cottage. Circa 1911 by Ernest Willmott for
W.S. Cohen, to complement the main house, q.v. Narrow plum brick in
English garden wall bond with lighter red dressings, plinth and
rusticated corners. Deep plaster eaves cove to tall very steep hipped
roof of red tiles. A small symmetrical house of one storey and attic
facing S. Front has 2 2-light oak-framed small-paned casement windows
under flat gauged arches of tiles or very narrow bricks. Bold
rectangular central chimney with rebated angles. Single hipped dormer
central in front roof slope. Central half-glazed panelled door up 2
semi-circular steps has moulded oak surround with cyma frieze to
entablature. (Ernest Willmott RIBA English House Design Batsford,
London (1911) plates 8 and 9).
Listing NGR: TL0099708630
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Source: English Heritage
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