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Whip Cottage, Harpenden Rural

Description: Whip Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 163639

OS Grid Reference: TL1132316117
OS Grid Coordinates: 511323, 216117
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8326, -0.3858

Location: A1081, Hyde, Central Bedfordshire AL5 3QE

Locality: Harpenden Rural
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL5 3QE

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Listing Text

(south west side)

2/105 No 447 (Whip Cottage)


House, built as an inn in the later C18 (said to be 1780).
Chequered red brick to ground floor; upper floor rebuilt early
C19 in plain red brick. Machine tile roof. Cellar below right-
hand side. 2 3-light glazing bar casements. Central C19 door in
moulded frame. Gauged brick lintels to ground floor windows. C19
wood shutters. Upper floor has blank central panel. 2 C18 ridge
chimney stacks, the left one external, the right one now enclosed
by recent extension. Interior has C18 exposed studwork and
chamfered floor beams. C19 extension to rear.

Listing NGR: TL1132316117

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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