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Dove Cottage, Aspenden

Description: Dove Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159717

OS Grid Reference: TL3602828247
OS Grid Coordinates: 536028, 228247
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9361, -0.0227

Location: Aspenden Road, Aspenden, Hertfordshire SG9 9PB

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

4/7 Dove Cottage



House. Early C18, extended at ends and divided as 2 houses in
early C19. Timber frame on stucco plinth, roughcast with
basketwork and fan pargetting and black weatherboarded apron.
Steep thatched roof. A one and a half storeys, 2-cell, central
chimney plan house facing S, later extended symmetrically by one
bay at each end with an external gable chimney. Back-to-back dog
leg stairs behind central chimney and brick oven (blocked) out of
N jamb of E fireplace of central stack. Floor levels higher on
ground and 1st floor of end extensions. 2 battened doors
together in middle flanked by 2 2-light small-paned, cast-iron,
Yorkshire sliding casement windows all linked by a drip board on
shaped brackets. 2 dormer windows at eaves grouped in middle.
Axial chamfered beams and open fireplaces to old middle part of
house. Good early C19 cast-iron basket grates to E end fireplace.

Listing NGR: TL3602828247

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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