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Church Cottages, Westmill

Description: Church Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 161375

OS Grid Reference: TL3694827117
OS Grid Coordinates: 536948, 227117
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9257, -0.0098

Location: Westmill, Hertfordshire SG9 9LJ

Locality: Westmill
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 9LJ

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Listing Text

Westmill village
(south side)

8/20 Church Cottages
Nos 1, and 2


House, now 2 houses. C17 or earlier. Timber frame roughcast
with panelled stucco sill. Steep old red tile roof half-hipped
at W. Formerly a 3-unit house with C17 central chimney a third
from E end and external gable chimney at W. 2-storeys, with
timber framed C17 rear wing at W end partly faced in red brick
(sometime used as a smithy). High-set side-purlin roof with
wallplate end carried on elaborately shaped bracket at NE. N
front divided into 2 C18 houses with symmetrical arrangements
about 2 identical doors. On left (No 1) has casement windows
with 2 old 2-light leaded windows with iron casements on 1st
floor. No 2 has 3 flush box sash windows with 8/8 panes and
architrave on 1st floor and similar ones flanking the door. 6-
panelflush beaded doors each with moulded surround, swelled
frieze, projecting cornice and swept metal hip over. C18 small
central chimney just behind ridge and extra flue built onto E
side of old central chimney which has a triangular pilaster on
the broad N and S faces.

Listing NGR: TL3694827117

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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