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The Old Post Cottage, Hunsdon

Description: The Old Post Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159973

OS Grid Reference: TL4181914129
OS Grid Coordinates: 541819, 214129
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8078, 0.0557

Location: Drury Lane, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8NZ

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

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Listing Text

(east side)
7/12 Hunsdon Village
No. 14
- (The Old Post Cottage)

G.V. I

Amend grade to read:- II


(east side)
Hunsdon village

7/12 No 14
(The Old Post Cottage)


House. Probably C17, roof altered and brick face added to front
and N end in early C19. Timber frame weatherboarded but given a a
red brick skin to front and N end. Old red tile hipped roof. 3-
unit plan with rear lateral chimney, external gable chimney at N,
door one third from N and single storey rear extensions. A small
2 storeys 3 windows house, 1 room deep. Large trellis gabled
tiled porch off-centre. Segmental arches to lower windows.
Recessed sash windows with smaller upper sashes. From left to
right windows are 4, 5, 3 panes wide. An historic timberframed
small house disguised in red brick in the early C19. A
picturesque feature in the mixed group of buildings around the
Pump in the middle of the village Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4181914129

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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