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Birds Nest Farm Cottage, Sandon

Description: Birds Nest Farm Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 162394

OS Grid Reference: TL3307432822
OS Grid Coordinates: 533074, 232822
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9779, -0.0639

Location: Sandon, Hertfordshire SG9 0RN

Locality: Sandon
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0RN

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Listing Text

TL 33 SW
(West side)
7/71 Birds Nest
Farm Cottage
House. Late C16 or early C17, altered and extended C20. Timber frame,
rendered. Machine tiled roof. Originally 2 bays with cross wing to right
to form a T on plan. 2 storeys. C20 2 storey and attic cross wing added
to left. Plinth. Entrance in hall with a ground floor C20 leaded pane
flush frame casement window. A first floor 2 light casement at left end
of hall. Projecting gable fronted cross wings, to left 3 light
casements, a single light in attic, to right 2 light casements, cusped
bargeboards. Early wing to right is lower with a broader gable. Axial
ridge stack at right end of hall with 4 diagonally set flues, rebuilt.
Left end C20 external stack with offsets. Right end has a recessed 9
pane fixed window, a 4 light casement inserted between studs towards
rear. To rear some exposed studs in a 2 light casement, a gabled dormer
in hall. C20 cross wing extends further with first floor projecting,
cusped bargeboards.

Listing NGR: TL3307432822

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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