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Hitchwood Cottages, Numbers 1 and 2 and Outhouse Linked to North, Preston

Description: Hitchwood Cottages, Numbers 1 and 2 and Outhouse Linked to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162900

OS Grid Reference: TL1877624166
OS Grid Coordinates: 518776, 224166
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9034, -0.2749

Location: Highwood Lane, Preston, Hertfordshire SG4 7RY

Locality: Preston
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7RY

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Listing Text

(West side)

9/108 Hitchwood Cottages
Nos. 1, and 2, and
outhouse linked to N


2 estate houses, semi-detached and joint outhouse block. 1913 by
E.L. Lutyens for H.G. Fenwick. Narrow red brick, lighter red jambs to
windows and angles of building. Steep red tile roof. Tilehanging to
gables at ends and on S side. A single-storey and attics block running
E-W with large central chimney with recessed panels and waisted top.
Central shared gable in middle of S side. Central recess in middle of N
side allowing 1st floor window to each. Entrance on N under low eaves by
a moulded plank door in heavy frame. Flush wooden casement windows with
small panes and heavy glazing bars. Single-storey outhouse has door and
window on S for each house. Central wall links it to houses. Tiled
corbells continuous under bellcast eaves. No. 1 is on E. Associated with
Home Farm to N, now Ladygrove Stud. (Lutyens Exhib Cat (1981)194).

Listing NGR: TL1877624166

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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