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Three Horseshoes Cottage, Hormead

Description: Three Horseshoes Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160338

OS Grid Reference: TL4020629908
OS Grid Coordinates: 540206, 229908
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9500, 0.0387

Location: Horseshoe Hill, Hormead, Hertfordshire SG9 0NL

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

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Listing Text

(East side)
Great Hormead

13/117 Three Horseshoes
- Cottage


House. C17, heightened to 2 storeys in late C18 or early C19. Timber
frame roughcast with slated roof but red tiled rear kitchen and red
pantiled rear lean-to. A 2 storeys, 2-cells, internal chimney, lobby
entry plan house facing W, with N end lean-to, gabled closed porch, rear
lean-to single storey gabled kitchen at NE linked to rear to a 2 storeys
timber framed dark weatherboarded mid C19 stable with roof now of
corrugated iron. Small parlour at S probably unheated. W front has 2
windows to each floor and porch in middle. 3-light flush casement
windows. Lean-to on N end has a sash window with 6/6 panes. Interior has
exposed timbers with jowled post at NW corner, face-halved bladed scarf
joint in former rear wallplate by stair (house 1½ storeys before raised
to 2 storeys in late C18), chamfered and stopped axial beam carrying
floor over hall with squared joists. Winding stair behind chimney. Old
plank door with iron fittings.

Listing NGR: TL4020629908

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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