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Oak Cottage, Buckland

Description: Oak Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160267

OS Grid Reference: TL3558432118
OS Grid Coordinates: 535584, 232118
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9710, -0.0276

Locality: Buckland
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0PG

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Listing Text

(East side)

1/46 Oak Cottage


House. Late C16, W chimney and floor in W part inserted in early C17,
later C17 floor in E part, renovated in C19 with central stair, and
external E gable chimney, and rear extension, mid C20 E exterior. Timber
frame on plastered brick sill roughcast with a steep old red tile roof.
A 2-storeys, end chimney, 3-cells,5 structural bays house facing S,with W
gable to road. Narrow central bay with staircase and entrance, principal
room on W heated, trimmer for older stair parallel with rear wall in E
part. S front has 2 windows to each floor with gabled enclosed central
porch. 2-light casement windows to 1st floor (renewed) and small 3-light
oriels to Gd floor. Interior has exposed timbers, with close-studding
and straight tension braces in rear wall, heavy flat axial joists in W
part, chamfered axial beam in E part, clasped-purlin collar-truss roof,
and large open fireplace in the W internal gable chimney with 2 niches
with corbelled heads in rear wall and chamfered lintel with bar stops.

Listing NGR: TL3558432118

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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