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Dairy Cottage and Attached Garden Walls, at Wrotham Park Home Farm, Potters Bar

Description: Dairy Cottage and Attached Garden Walls, at Wrotham Park Home Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 December 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 164363

OS Grid Reference: TQ2472498700
OS Grid Coordinates: 524724, 198700
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6732, -0.1977

Location: Barnet, Greater London EN5 4SZ

Locality: Potters Bar
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN5 4SZ

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Listing Text

Dairy Cottage and
8/273 attached garden walls,
at Wrotham Park Home


Estate cottage with attached garden walls. c1856 for Lord Enfield, as Garden
Cottage (q.v.). Red brick in Flemish bond; Welsh slate roof; L-shaped cottage of
1½ storeys, 2 bays, the right bay projecting and gabled with a small-pane 3-light
window to ground floor, and similar 2-light window above, each in chamfered surround
with gauged brick arch and dripmould. Porch in internal angle has open timber frame
on brick plinth, hipped roof, and door into right-hand wing. Brick kneelers to
raised verges with brick coping. Stack to right side and rear left. Right return
has a 1-light window to right, and a 2-light window above breaking eaves under
gablet. From right corner, brick wall projects forward and turns to enclose
trapezoidal garden plot, broken by gateway, in line with porch, which has simple
iron gate. The wall has rounded brick coping and varies in height between
approximately 1 m and 2 m, ramping up either side of gateway. At south-east corner
of garden, short section of wall continues eastwards to end in brick gatepier with
domed capstone.

Listing NGR: TQ2472498700

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Source: English Heritage

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