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The Cow Roast Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigginton, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.783 / 51°46'58"N

Longitude: -0.6132 / 0°36'47"W

OS Eastings: 495762

OS Northings: 210281

OS Grid: SP957102

Mapcode National: GBR F4X.1T2

Mapcode Global: VHFRX.BF6Z

Entry Name: The Cow Roast Inn

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355797

Location: Wigginton, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Wigginton

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wigginton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 91 SE
(South side)
- The Cow Roast Inn
- II
House, now an inn. C17 or earlier, C17 E wing, brick cased in C18, early
C19 SE wing projecting to E, C19 parallel rear (S) extension to original
W range. Timber frame, brick cased and roughcast. Exposed C18 red brick
and C19 buff brick on W gable. Hipped slate roof to W range with
plastered eaves soffit, steep red tile roof to E wing. A 2-storeys
L-shaped building facing N withlong projecting front wing enclosing E
side of forecourt, and entrance now in the angle, into flat wing.
Painted black plinth. 3-light casement windows set nearly flush. 6-panel
door with pitched hood on shaped brackets. 2 windows to each floor to
each wing. Large internal chimney to W range, rear-wall E chimney to S
part of E wing and N gable internal chimney. Interior has exposed
framing, chamfered and stopped axial beam and fireplace lintel to wide
fireplace in W range, with recess for oven. The name is said to indicate
a resting place for drovers taking cows to the London market.

Listing NGR: SP9576210281

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