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White Cottage, and Buttermilk Hall Farm, Aspenden

Description: White Cottage, and Buttermilk Hall Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 159708

OS Grid Reference: TL3423529428
OS Grid Coordinates: 534235, 229428
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9472, -0.0483

Location: Baldock Road, Aspenden, Hertfordshire SG9 9RH

Locality: Aspenden
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 9RH

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Listing Text

(south side)

3/1 White Cottage Nos 1, and
2 at Buttermilk Hall
Farm (formerly listed as
Buttermilk Hall)


House, now 2 houses. C16 N crosswing and open-hall range of a T-
plan late medieval house, taller S part rebuilt with hall roof,
in mid C19. N extension C20. Timber frame plastered, decorated
with raised bands of painted slate, with old red tile roofs. A
2-storeys T-plan house facing E, with large C17 central chimney
in upper (N) bay of hall, stair behind it to N (probably
replacing an earlier one) and N-side external chimney to W bay of
crosswing of C18 brickwork probably replacing an older stack. S
external gable chimney serves brick-built C19 plastered S
wing replacing old service end. Irregular E front with
projecting gabled N wing, gable to hall and higher S wing with
door into a cross-passage with stair. Conjoined diagonal shafts
of central chimney serve hall and the chamber over. Exposed
timber in long cross-wing with jowled posts and edge-halved scarf
joint in wallplate with bridled butts. (RCHM Typescript:
Buckler dwg. of c1830 in HRO).

Listing NGR: TL3423529428

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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