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Black Cottage at Gilston Park on East of Drive 280 Metres South South East of Church Cottages, Gilston

Description: Black Cottage at Gilston Park on East of Drive 280 Metres South South East of Church Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159919

OS Grid Reference: TL4420413187
OS Grid Coordinates: 544204, 213187
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7987, 0.0898

Location: Gilston Park, Gilston, Hertfordshire CM20 2RG

Locality: Gilston
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM20 2RG

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Listing Text

(west side)

2/43 Black Cottage at Gilston
Park on E of drive 280
- metres SSE of Church


House. Late C17 or early C18 extended to W in C18/19, single
storey front extension c1930. 2 storeys, timberframed, plastered
hillside house facing S with one and a half storeys W end much
lower and set at an angle. Steep old red tile gabled roofs. Roof
of older part asymmetrically pitched, with flatter slope and
higher eaves at front. 2 2-light windows with cast iron frames,
with rectangular panes and head on 1st floor but pointed lights
to Ground floor on front (now in glazed extension) and on W end.
Small boarded external door in apex of W gable. 2-unit central
chimney plan with W room a step higher. Door and stair at E end
against red brick chimney of E extension with its Ground floor 5
steps down. Central chimney rebuilt. Flat roofed well glazed S
extension for an artist. An interesting timberframed house of
c1700 with some alterations and Gothic cast iron casement windows.

Listing NGR: TL4420413187

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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