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Dove Cottage, Anstey

Description: Dove Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160249

OS Grid Reference: TL4041832159
OS Grid Coordinates: 540418, 232159
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9702, 0.0427

Location: Anstey, Hertfordshire SG9 0DH

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

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Listing Text

(South side)

7/28 Dove Cottage


House. C18, present chimney late C18, W wing rebuilt c.1978. Timber
frame on brick sill, dark weatherboarded but W end roughcast.
Half-hipped tiled roof. A 2-storeys, 2-cells, internal chimney plan
house facing N with single-storey W range replacing a former W lean-to
service room (corbelled offset in decorative brick chimney formerly
exposed on W end). N front has 3 windows on each floor with 2-light
flush casements. Original windows similar at rear. Boarded door now in E
end with gabled tiled hood. Interior has thin exposed timbers, straight
tension braces in walls, axial beam and open fireplace with timber
lintol originally the only fireplace in the house. Carpenter's marks in
series on former W end. Moulded plank door with H-hinges. Tie-beam cut
and strapped for building of chimney.

Listing NGR: TL4041832159

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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