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Brook Cottage Post Office, Hunsdon

Description: Brook Cottage Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159978

OS Grid Reference: TL4165614073
OS Grid Coordinates: 541656, 214073
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8074, 0.0533

Location: High Street, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8NH

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

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Listing Text

(west side)
Hunsdon village

7/17 Nos 11 (Post Office)
- and 13 (Brook Cottage)


Block of 2 houses. Mid C19 (but not on Tithe Map of 1842 (HRO)).
A tall roughcast, 2 storeys, H-plan block of 2 estate houses
facing E. (Modern single storey shop side extension to No 11 not
of special interest.) Steep old red tile gabled roofs with heavy
cusped bargeboards to the 2 projecting gables. Roof of the short
centre part extended down as an open porch. A large gabled
central dormer is shared and has similar cusped bargeboards. 2
large cruciform central chimneys in red brick. Door and small
window in centre part. 3-light small paned casement windows.
Rectangular bay window on Ground floor of No 11 with tiled lean-
to roof. Arched braces to open porch. an interesting pair of
picturesque mid C19 estate houses. Part of the balanced group
about Nos 5 and 7 at the beginning of the Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4165614073

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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