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Cockfosters, St Paul's Walden

Description: Cockfosters

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162954

OS Grid Reference: TL1685919761
OS Grid Coordinates: 516859, 219761
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8642, -0.3043

Location: Codicote, Hertfordshire SG4 8HG

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

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Listing Text

(North side)

7/162 Cockfosters


House. N crosswing C16, hall range early C17, low rear extension C19.
Timber frame, dark weatherboarded, flint and red brick casing to ground
floor. Steep old red tile roofs. A small T-plan roofed 2-storeys house
facing E, at rear of-small farmyard. Very large internal chimney with
back-to-back open fireplaces at junction of the 2 parts with spacious
lobby entrance beside stack with room for winding stair. 4-window long
front with gabled N wing not projecting. 2-light casement to 1st floor.
Moulded brick capping to flint casing to ground floor suggests a late
C17 or early C18 date for this change. Half-glazed flush-beaded door
flanked by 3-lights recessed casement windows. Interior has exposed
frame with 2-bays N crosswing with ogee stops to chamfered beam, 3
arched recesses over lintel of fireplace, axial ovolo moulded beam
without stops, squint-butted scarf joint, heavy inclined queen-posts to
clasped-purlin roof. Hall-range has soot blackened re-used rafters,
clasped-purlin roof without wind-braces, infilled cellar, chamfered
axial floor beams with ogee stops to ground and 1st floors as if there
originally were attics.

Listing NGR: TL1685919761

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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