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The Cottage, Ardeley

Description: The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159520

OS Grid Reference: TL2971228320
OS Grid Coordinates: 529712, 228320
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9383, -0.1145

Location: B1037, Ardeley, Hertfordshire SG2 7QA

Locality: Ardeley
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7QA

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/15 The Cottage



House. C16, heightened to 2 storeys over hall and parlour in mid
C17, service room at N heightened to 2 storeys under a separate
roof in C20. Timber frame roughcast on stucco plinth. Steep old
red tile roof, stepping down at N part. A 3-cell plan house
facing E with central-chimney and lobby-entry a third from S end.
Diagonally set conjoined shafts to central chimney above
irregular rectangular base with moulded capping. Hipped rear
wing at W encloses stair in position of former stair turret. 3
windows, 2 storeys E front with flush casement windows (renewed)
and gabled porch. Interior has axial beams chamfered and
stopped, exposed thin close-studding, long curved braces to side
wall and gable end on 1st floor, jowled bay posts in centre of
gable, and high-set purlins. An oven opens from the W jamb of
the hall fireplace. Small 2-light blocked window with diamond
mullion over front door. (RCHM (1911) 38: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2971228320

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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