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Pipers Forge, Nettleden with Potten End

Description: Pipers Forge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 157993

OS Grid Reference: TL0195910541
OS Grid Coordinates: 501959, 210541
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7843, -0.5233

Location: Nettleden Road, Nettleden, Hertfordshire HP1 3DQ

Locality: Nettleden with Potten End
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP1 3DQ

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Listing Text

POTTEN END (North side)

3/212 Pipers Forge


House. C17, later C17 S wing, W crosswing rebuilt in C18 or later.
Timber frame on brick sill (stuccoed on S wing), with red brick infill
(some herringbone brickwork on S wing), brick casing to ground floor of
main range and crosswing, and steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys and
attics, T-shaped house facing S and set back a little from road. Main
range lies E-W with large central chimney stack topped by complex
polygonal conjoined shafts. 2-storeys S range projects from LH half of
front. 4-lights leaded casement window to each floor of RH half.
Entrance now into S end of S wing by door on E side with gabled timber
porch. 2-lights casement window to RH of porch and 3-light similar
window over. Lower 2-storeys W cross-wing has similar windows, large
capped-off side-chimney projecting to W and small side-gable by chimney.
Unjowled corner posts to cross-wing, but jowled posts elsewhere and
framework of clasped-purlin roof supported on collar truss exposed in E
gable of main range. Wide-spaced full storey-height studs.

Listing NGR: TL0196310542

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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