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Farm Cottage,the Similar Range Extending to North and the Stable and Archway Joined to the North Wes, Hunsdon

Description: Farm Cottage,the Similar Range Extending to North and the Stable and Archway Joined to the North Wes

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159948

OS Grid Reference: TL4179213038
OS Grid Coordinates: 541792, 213038
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7980, 0.0548

Locality: Hunsdon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8PP

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Listing Text

(east side)

8/17 Farm Cottage, the
similar range
- extending to N,
and the stable and
archway joined to
the NW corner, at
Hunsdon Stud Farm


Stables, now a cottage and stables, C17 E range, early C19 N
range. Red brick with gabled red tiled roofs. W front of E
range painted white and S gable end plastered and lined as
ashlar. The E half of a courtyard of buildings open to the S,
probably the former stables for Hunsdon House before the C19
stable block there was built close to the house. 2 storeys E
range has a central doorway, now blocked, flanked by wide,
projecting, full height, pilasters. The part to the right is
Farm Cottage: the part to the left has a central door flanked by
tall cross windows and a central loading door over with a
small gable. Farm Cottage has a low 4-panel door with plain
surround but arabesque frieze and elaborate early C18 carved
brackets supporting a panelled flat hood. 2 small windows on
each floor symmetrical about the door. Segmental brick arches
and 15 small panes to each casement light. It has a 2-room plan
with central stair, rear lateral chimney on left and external
gable chimney on right. The single storey C19 N range consists
of a 3-centred arched passage next to the corner and a stable
with 3 windows and a stable door between the 1st and 2nd windows
from the W, where it abuts the former coach-house now Old Laundry
House. An historic brick stable yard group of special
architectural and historic interest. Part of the group forming
the setting of Copthall Farmhouse.

Listing NGR: TL4179213038

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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