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The White Cottage, Wheathampstead

Description: The White Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 164032

OS Grid Reference: TL2029613799
OS Grid Coordinates: 520296, 213799
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8099, -0.2565

Location: Waterend Lane, Saint Albans AL4 8EP

Locality: Wheathampstead
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL4 8EP

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Listing Text


7/483 The White Cottage


Cottage. C16 or earlier. C17 and C18 features. Timber frame.
Painted brick and plaster. Plain tile roof with central ridge
stack. 1 storey and attics. Central door to lobby entrance. 3
gabled dormers. To right of door are 2 small C17 leaded casements
with ovolo and diamond mullions. A C18 casement between these.
Rearelevation has a small gabled stair turret opposite the door
with a small C17 1st floor window. A single storey C17 lean-to
adjoins this and has a 7-light mullioned casement window. C18
lean-to at W end. Interior has large central inglenook, the E
side with an early-mid C17 cut brick fire surround with 4-centre
arch. Formerly an open hall on this side. The roof above has
smoke-blackened rafters and smoke hood.

Listing NGR: TL2029613799

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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