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The Old Cottage, Widford

Description: The Old Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160017

OS Grid Reference: TL4204815988
OS Grid Coordinates: 542048, 215988
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8245, 0.0597

Location: Nether Street, Widford, Hertfordshire SG12 8SW

Locality: Widford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8SW

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Listing Text

(west side)
Widford village

6/10 The Old Cottage



House. C17 or earlier. Timberframed plastered house with half-
hipped thatched roof and area of red tiling around the front
dormer. 3-unit plan with lobby entry and large central chimney
one third from N end. One and a half storeys 3 windows house
with small gabled tiled dormer on wallplate of centre part.
Middle originally open to roof and S bay lofted over. Near end
of C17 or early C18 chimney stack built and hall and N room
floored over and dormer window put in to light chamber over hall
(RCHM Typescript). External gable chimney on S later. Very
steep thatched roof. 3-light casement with leaded glazing on
left. 2 small rectangular projecting bay windows with tiled
roofs. Boarded door with dripboard on small brackets. An
historic C17 timberframed thatched house of special interest.
Part of the varied group in this part of the Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4204815988

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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