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Pickerings Cottage at Pickerings Farm, St Paul's Walden

Description: Pickerings Cottage at Pickerings Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162910

OS Grid Reference: TL1659021459
OS Grid Coordinates: 516590, 221459
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8795, -0.3076

Location: Codicote, Hertfordshire SG4 8JE

Locality: St Paul's Walden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8JE

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Listing Text


4/118 Pickering's Cottage
at Pickerings Farm


House. Early C17 N part, S part c.1700. N part timber framed with
roughcast upper floor and panelled brick renewal of ground floor. S part
a taller red brick block in Flemish-bond. Steep old red tile roofs. A
2-storeys irregular house facing W. N part was originally a single-cell
building with large external S gable chimney with a single window to
each floor and gable entrance. This was incorporated into a taller and
wider S extension with lobby entrance at N end of W front giving onto
stair next older stack, and one large room on each floor with internal S
gable chimney and closets on each side of it. W front of this part has a
plat band and wooden eaves cornice. 3-lights casement window to each
floor under segmental arch. Moulded brick S gable parapet and moulded
corbel at corner. Small blocked windows to closets beside chimney. The
upper room in the older N part has jowled posts and side-purlin roof.
Painted black letter inscription on wallplate at S part of E wall, 'they
that [bu]ilt in the land, Shalbeas ..../....oyed, but abideth for ever.
The rist shall live by his faith.1614'.

Listing NGR: TL1659021459

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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