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Constables Cottage, Chorleywood

Description: Constables Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158739

OS Grid Reference: TQ0360796106
OS Grid Coordinates: 503607, 196106
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6542, -0.5037

Location: Dog Kennel Lane, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire WD3 5EL

Locality: Chorleywood
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD3 5EL

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Listing Text

(East side)

5/98 Constables Cottage


House. Mid to late C17, extended late C18 and early C20. Timber frame to
core, cased and extended in red brick. Some tilehanging. Tiled roofs.
Original 2 bays to right with C18 2 bay addition to left and 1 bay
addition to front. C20 addition to rear left. 2 storeys throughout.
Entrance in C20 gabled porch at right end of C18 block. Ground floor has
two 3-light and a single light casement, leaded panes, cambered heads.
First floor two 3 light casements, oversailing eaves. C17 block to right
has a lower ridge. 1 storey C18 gabled projection to front with extruded
gable end stack. C20 1, 2 and 4 light casements. To right on C17 range a
9 pane sash and a 2 light gabled dormer. Right return: C18 external
stack with offsets, an entrance and a 2 light casement in roughcast
attic. Left return: C18 external stack with offsets, rebuilt cap. Early
C20 wing to rear left is taller with tilehung gable to front. Interior:
ground floor stop chamfered and chamfered binding beams, exposed
studding, clasped purlin roof, wind braces. Formerly Black Horse Public
House. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TQ0360796106

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Source: English Heritage

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