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Swan Cottage, St Paul's Walden

Description: Swan Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162940

OS Grid Reference: TL1858821057
OS Grid Coordinates: 518588, 221057
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8755, -0.2787

Location: 58 B651, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 8AJ

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

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Listing Text

(South side)

12/148 No. 43 (Swan Cottage)


House. C16, altered in C18, C20 low rear wing. Timber frame on low brick
sill with plastered infill panels generally. Painted brick panels
between bay-posts to ground floor at front. Painted brick rear wing.
Dark weatherboarding to upper part of W gable end and to jettied gable
triangle to front dormer. Steep old red tile roof, dormer slated. A
wide-span 3-bays structure facing N with 1st floor windows under eaves
in E bay but floor at higher level and 1st floor lit by a wide gabled
dormer raised above the wallplate in the 2 other bays. Small swept
dormer at eaves above door at E end of middle bay which also has an
internal chimney built against its W end. Small later chimney at W side
of E bay. Irregular N front with 3 small panes casement windows to 1st
floor, 2-light casement to left of plank door with flat moulded hood on
shaped brackets. Sash window with 3/3 panes to right of door and
rectangular flat-topped oriel casement window to right of that. E gable
shows clasped-purlin roof on cambered collar and cambered tie-beam
truss. May have continued to W.

Listing NGR: TL1858821057

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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