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Bentley's Cottage, Anstey

Description: Bentley's Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160232

OS Grid Reference: TL4080233317
OS Grid Coordinates: 540802, 233317
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9805, 0.0488

Location: Anstey, Hertfordshire SG9 0BL

Locality: Anstey
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0BL

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Listing Text

(North side)

6/9 Bentley's Cottage


House. Circa 1700, W parts 1970's. Timber frame on black stuccoed plinth
in older part. White weatherboarding and thatched roof with 4 eyebrow
dormers at front. Red tiled gabled rear wing and lean-to W porch set
back. A long 16 storeys, 3-cells plan house facing S. The older E part
originally had a winding stair beside the then W gable internal chimney
with its breadoven, and a single large ground floor room with narrow
service room at E end. Central entrance and 2 front windows with dormers
over. The oven projected to W into a barn, now replaced by a matching 2
dormer W extension with a door and end window. Flush 2-light casement
windows to dormer and E part. 3-light window to W part. Iron door to
oven, and axial beams in E part. (Bailey (1980)19).

Listing NGR: TL4080233317

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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