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Whitbank and Jenny Cottage, St Ippolyts

Description: Whitbank and Jenny Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162671

OS Grid Reference: TL1862927063
OS Grid Coordinates: 518629, 227063
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9295, -0.2761

Location: Maydencroft Lane, Ippollitts, Hertfordshire SG4 7QA

Locality: St Ippolyts
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7QA

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Listing Text

TL 1827 (South side)

8/59 Whitbank and
- Jenny Cottage


House, now 2 houses. C16 former open hall house with storeyed E
crosswing, inserted floor and chimney in hall and W part rebuilt C17.
Timber frame on stuccoed brick sill, frame exposed with plastered infill
panels, W part roughcast. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys, T-plan
building set back from road facing N with projecting E wing extended to
E by a catslide roofed E outshut. Narrower, lower W part. Projecting
gabled porch in angle with E wing and opposed door at rear mark
cross-entry. Chimney shaft of large internal chimney rises to rear of
roof ridge, with elongated cruciform shaft. Flush casement windows.
Wide-panel framing to hall range. Prominent curved tension braces
exposed in gables of cross-wing. Interior has jowled posts, cranked
tension braces to hall partition, long straight tension braces to hall
walls and curved wind-braces to clasped-purlin roof. Floor over hall
carried on axial beam. (Pevsner (1977)148: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1862927063

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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