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Farmhouse at Coles Green Farm, Cottered

Description: Farmhouse at Coles Green Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159877

OS Grid Reference: TL3275029942
OS Grid Coordinates: 532750, 229942
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9521, -0.0697

Location: Throcking Road, Cottered, Hertfordshire SG9 9RB

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/1 Farmhouse at Coles
Green Farm

- II

House. C16 hall-house, C17 one-storey W extension and inserted
chimney and floor in hall, C20 matching porch. Timber frame on
red brick sill (plastered to W of porch), plastered with fan-
patterned pargetting and plain window margins. Steep half-hipped
thatched roof with eyebrow dormers front and back to the chamber
over the hall, and to room W of porch. Hipped thatched roof to W
part. A one and a half storeys, picturesque, 3-cell former hall-
house facing S, converted in C17 to a central-chimney, lobby-
entry plan with parlour at E end unheated until an C18 red brick
external gable chimney was added. Central chimney probably on
site of screens passage. Large gabled porch with 2 windows to
each side, and 2 dormers. Interior has exposed timber framing in
walls and floors, with close-studding, axial floor-beams at each
end of house but a chamfered and stopped cross-beam inserted in
the hall, clasped-purlin roof with wind-braces, and tie-beams cut
and braced to floor structure.

Listing NGR: TL3275029942

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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