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Hanging Cover Cottage, Standon

Description: Hanging Cover Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 161003

OS Grid Reference: TL3874620215
OS Grid Coordinates: 538746, 220215
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8633, 0.0136

Location: Standon, Hertfordshire SG11 1RB

Locality: Standon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG11 1RB

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Listing Text

Hanging Wood
(west side) )

1/27 Hanging Cover Cottage


House. Circa 1500, altered in C17, restored c1970, extended at N
1982. Timber frame on brick and flint plinth. Plastered above,
weatherboarded below. Steep old red tile roofs. One and a half
storeys old S part and C20 single-storey weatherboarded N part in
line facing E. Large central chimney at the change of height and
small external gable chimney at S. Gabled dormer to old part
with 2-light casement below and a boarded door to right in a
Tudor arched. doorway. 2 small casement oriels on S end, one to
each floor. The old part of the house comprises the upper end
bay of a formerly 2-bay open hall, and the adjoining 2-storeyed
bay. Crown-post roof with longitudial arched braces to collar
purlin and cambered tie-beam with arched brace. Unusual jointing
detail in ground floor partition where most studs are kept firm
by a combination of tongue-and-groove and wedges. Frame exposed
inside house. (RCHM Typescript)

Listing NGR: TL3874620215

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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