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The Old Cottage, Watford Rural

Description: The Old Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158985

OS Grid Reference: TQ0975493943
OS Grid Coordinates: 509754, 193943
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6336, -0.4156

Location: A4125, Watford Rural, Hertfordshire WD1 4PL

Locality: Watford Rural
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD1 4PL

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Listing Text

(Northwest side)

9/340 The Old Cottage


House, used as labourer's accommodation for Hamper Mill, 1776 to 1908.
Late C17 or early C18, raised a storey and refronted in early C19.
Originally timber framed first floor on brick ground floor, rebuilt in
brick and roughcast. Slate roof. 3 storeys. 2 bays. Ground floor: 2
entrances, doorcases with reeded jambs and small hoods, two 3 light
casements. First floor 16 pane sashes. Second floor 12 pane sashes.
Casements to rear. Central stack on front pitch. Left end stack adjoins
Hamper Mill House (q.v.). To right adjoins Hamper Mill Cottage (q.v.).
Interior: ground floor chamfered bearers and first floor posts and
braces visible in rear wall.

Listing NGR: TQ0975493943

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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