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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1077985
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355797
Location: Wigginton, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23
Civil Parish: Wigginton
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Wigginton
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
WIGGINTON COW ROAST
SP 91 SE
- The Cow Roast Inn
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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