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Horn Hill Cottage and Shire Cottage, Maple Cross

Description: Horn Hill Cottage and Shire Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 158854

OS Grid Reference: TQ0173792761
OS Grid Coordinates: 501737, 192761
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6245, -0.5317

Location: Old Shire Lane, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire SL9 0RD

Locality: Maple Cross
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SL9 0RD

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Listing Text

TQ 09 SW
(East side)
Horn Hill, Chalfont St.Peter

8/210 Horn Hill Cottage
16.7.75 and Shire Cottage
(Formerly listed as
Nos. 1, and 2,
High Trees Cottages in the civil parish
of Chalfont St Peter)
Two houses. Probably early C17. Extended in C18 and C19. Altered C20.
Probable timber frame to original house, extended in brick, all
rendered. Tile and slate roofs. Originally 2 bays, possibly an open
hall, now 1 storey and attic. 2 storey 2 bay house added to left. Two 2
light casements to front of Horn Hill Cottage. 1 gabled dormer and a 2
light casement where it joins later house to left. Single light in right
gable end. Left end stack, originally external, now incorporated into
ridge of Shire Cottage. Central entrance in reveal under a gabled hood
on cut brackets. 2 light casements flanking on ground floor and to left
on first floor. Left end stack. Added to right of original range a 1
storey 3 bay C19 range with buttress pilasters. Slate roof hipped to
right. Lean-to addition to rear of original range with present
entrance, 2 gabled dormers. Lean-to to rear left of later block.
Interior not inspected. Shire Cottage included for group value.

Listing NGR: TQ0173792761

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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