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Pound Cottage, Benington

Description: Pound Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 159613

OS Grid Reference: TL2989123631
OS Grid Coordinates: 529891, 223631
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8961, -0.1137

Location: Town Lane, Benington, Hertfordshire SG2 7LA

Locality: Benington
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7LA

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Listing Text

(north side)

11/18 No 1
(Pound Cottage)



House. C16 open hall house, Cl7 inserted floor and central
chimney, extended 1 bay to W in 1970's and 2 left hand dormers
added. Timber frame on tarred brick sill. Frame exposed with
white infill panels and steep old red tile roof. A long, one and
a half storeys, 3-cell, central chimney, lobby-entry plan house
facing S. Lower single-storey painted brick and tile former
harness maker's shop set back at E end. With one bay W
extension, now a near symmetrical front with 4 3-light leaded
casement windows. Central boarded door with glass panel and
drip-board on shaped brackets. Old 3-light gabled dormer window
at eaves to right of door. 2 matching gabled dormers to left of
door. Tall red brick central chimney, upper part C18. Interior
has chamfered joists to inserted floors in hall. Formerly called
Town House.

Listing NGR: TL2989123631

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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