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Hornbeam Court, Howard Cottage, Seymour Cottage, Boleyn Cottage, Aragon Cottage, Cleeves Cottage, Wymondley

Description: Hornbeam Court, Howard Cottage, Seymour Cottage, Boleyn Cottage, Aragon Cottage, Cleeves Cottage

Grade: II
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

Location: 1 Arch Road, Wymondley, Hertfordshire SG4 7EP

Locality: Wymondley
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7EP

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Listing Text

TL 2128 (West side)
Great Wymondley

10/143 Hornbeam Court,
- Nos. 1(Howard Cottage),
2(Seymour Cottage),
29.5.69 3(Boleyn Cottage),
4(Aragon Cottage),
5(Cleeves 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

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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