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The Cottage, Hormead

Description: The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 160334

OS Grid Reference: TL3998429905
OS Grid Coordinates: 539984, 229905
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9500, 0.0355

Location: B1038, Hormead, Hertfordshire SG9 0NT

Locality: Hormead
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0NT

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Listing Text

(South side)
Great Hormead

12/113 The Cottage

- II

House. C17 or early C18, remodelled as cottage ornée late C18 or early
C19, W end room added after 1844. Timber frame plastered with steep
thatched roof. 1 ½-storeys, 3-cells, internal chimney, lobby entry plan
house, set back and facing N, with added W bay and projecting thatched
porch a third from E end. 6 windows long with wallhead carried up for 3
hipped dormers. Gothic casement windows in triplets with shafts between,
arched heads, segmental super-arches and louvred external shutters. Fine
interior with octagonal entrance hall and coved niches at cardinal
points, 6-panel doors with reeded surrounds to lower panels, fireplaces
with corner blocks to moulded architraves. Buckler dwg. of 1844 shows
similar arrangement without W room and with lean-to glazed conservatory
to W of porch. Marked as Great Hormead Cottage on O.S.

Listing NGR: TL3998429905

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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