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Meadow Cottage, King's Walden

Description: Meadow Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 162826

OS Grid Reference: TL1513722141
OS Grid Coordinates: 515137, 222141
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8859, -0.3285

Location: 3 The Meadows, Kings Walden, Hertfordshire SG4 8PA

Locality: King's Walden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8PA

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Listing Text

(North side) Breachwood Green
Meadow Cottage (formerly listed as
22.3.78 Nos 7 and 9)


House. Early C17. Timber frame roughcast, red brick ground floor at
front and narrow stair extension at W end. Steep old red tile roofs. A
2-storeys, 3-cells, internal-chimney, lobby-entry plan house facing S
with small 2-storeys gabled rear wing a third from E end. Large chimney
at ridge a third from W end with entrance and gabled porch in line to
front and former winding stair position behind. S front has 3 windows to
each floor - flush casement windows of 3-lights (2-lights to 1st floor
W). Battened door in gabled tiled porch. Interior has axial chamfered
beams (bar stop to middle room), back-to-back open fireplaces to main
chimney. Former unheated parlour at W has C19 external gable chimney and
fireplaces added. Rear wing of 2 bays with external gable chimney and
present stair. Painted plaster on E wall of chamber over middle room
with large panel inscribed 'In the Deity trust/let mee not be ashamed'.
Apparently not from Authorised Version.

Listing NGR: TL1513722141

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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