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Church End Cottages, Standon

Description: Church End Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 161155

OS Grid Reference: TL3959122161
OS Grid Coordinates: 539591, 222161
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8805, 0.0266

Location: Paper Mill Lane, Standon, Hertfordshire SG11 1LD

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

7/21 Church End Cottages
(Nos 1, and 2)
24.1.67 Formerly listed under High Street)


2 almshouses. C17 origin, enlarged and Gothicised in early C19.
Timber frame roughcast. Red brick front wings with diaper of
black headers and similar facing to front wall between. Steep
old red tile roofs, fish scale tiles to oriel windows. One and a
half storeys U-shaped building facing N with 2 gabled wings at
front of older E-W range. W front wing (No 2) now rendered.
Gothic detailing fretted bargeboards and Tudor style door frames.
Canted oriel with hexagonal-paned cast iron casements on the end
of each wing and large external lateral chimneys. Mullioned
window and Tudor arched doorway in centre with blind loop-window
on right of window and gabled 2-light dormer over. Central
chimney to main range with elaborate facade to each end gable.
3-light mullioned window with additional small central top light,
all under a stepped moulded cornice. Plank door in moulded
wooden doorcase with 4-centred Tudor head and carved spandrels.
Gothic cast iron casement window beside door. A picturesque
group of ornamental almshouses.

Listing NGR: TL3959122161

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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