British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Spring Cottage, Ardeley

Description: Spring Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159541

OS Grid Reference: TL3266525377
OS Grid Coordinates: 532665, 225377
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9111, -0.0727

Location: Ardeley, Hertfordshire SG2 7AZ

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Ardeley, Hertfordshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

(north side)

10/6 Spring Grange


House. W part late medieval, C16 lower NW wing, C17 main range
replacing medieval hall, but E half demolished (probably after
fire in 1947). Timber frame weatherboarded over a brick plinth.
Stucco on N and E side walls. Steep old red tile roofs. An L-
shaped house facing S with main range of 2 storeys and attics
with large central chimney and lobby entry. The part to the left
of the door survives with a 2-storeys wing extending to rear.
Gabled porch to new entrance into SW room. 2 flush 2-light
casement windows on front to each floor and 4-panel door with
small hood. Very large red brick chimney with 4 diagonal shafts
joined in-line axially over a moulded base. SW part has a
chamfered beam and large squared joists. NW wing has an arch-
braced roof and was possibly open to the roof. Main range is the
left part of a symmetrical lobby entry plan house with 4
fireplaces in the central chimney, the E side ones now unused.
4-centred brick arched fireplaces on W side on ground and 1st
floors. Chamfered axial beams and exposed joists to lower room.
(RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3266525377

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.