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Description: Hornbeam Court, Howard Cottage, Seymour Cottage, Boleyn Cottage, Aragon Cottage, Cleeves Cottage
Date Listed: 29 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 162755
OS Grid Reference: TL2124528222
OS Grid Coordinates: 521245, 228222
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9393, -0.2376
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WYMONDLEY ARCH ROAD
TL 2128 (West side)
10/143 Hornbeam Court,
- Nos. 1(Howard Cottage),
29.5.69 3(Boleyn Cottage),
(formerly listed as Hornbeam Cottages
GV II Nos 1 to 6)
Block of 5 small houses. 1818 for William Wilshere, Lord of the Manor,
built by Wellers of Hitchin for £200 (HRO). Renovated, re-thatched and
rear extensions built 1974 for Herts Buildings Preservation Trust.
Roughcast presumably on timber frame, stuccoed plinth, and steep
thatched half-hipped roof with fancy ridge. Slate roof to rear lean-to.
A row of 16-storeys cottages ornee on roadside facing E. 3 red brick
chimneys to ridge and one to N gable. E front has 7 eyebrow 2-lights
dormer windows at the eaves, 5 boarded doors in narrow frames with
foresteps, and 10 flush 2-lights small casement windows each with an
external boarded shutter folding down from the sill. 2 dormers at rear.
(Pevsner (1977)154: inf Mr. Farris).
Listing NGR: TL2124528222
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Source: English Heritage
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