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Bowling Green Farmhouse, Cottered

Description: Bowling Green Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159871

OS Grid Reference: TL3178029272
OS Grid Coordinates: 531780, 229272
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9463, -0.0841

Location: A507, Cottered, Hertfordshire SG9 9PT

Locality: Cottered
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 9PT

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/17 Bowling Green Farhhouse



House. Circa 1500, hall floor inserted c1600 and N end added,
C18 central chimney in place of a smoke bay, NW wing c1960. AT-
shaped open-hall and crosswing house facing E with central
chimney at (S) upper end of hall and front entrance with porch on
line of screens passage. Timber frame on a tarred brick sill,
roughcast with old red tiled roofs, hipped with gablet at N,
half-hipped at W gables. 2 3-light diamond mullioned original
windows survive on S side of crosswing. 2-light flush casement
windows generally. Front has a jettied crosswing on LH and
hipped roof to porch. Smoke-blackened rafters to hall range.
Clasped-purlin roof structures. Wind-braces in wing and tension
bracing in N end wall. Former stair at rear of crosswing.
Chamfered and stopped joists to floor inserted c1600 in hall. An
impressive late medieval hall house.

Listing NGR: TL3178029272

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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