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Spellers Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8072 / 51°48'25"N

Longitude: 0.0555 / 0°3'19"E

OS Eastings: 541807

OS Northings: 214056

OS Grid: TL418140

Mapcode National: GBR LD1.NTN

Mapcode Global: VHHLZ.XV50

Entry Name: Spellers Cottages

Listing Date: 11 September 1980

Last Amended: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101964

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159938

Location: Hunsdon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hunsdon

Built-Up Area: Hunsdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hunsdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)

8/2 Spellers Cottages
Nos 1 and 2

11.9.80 (previously listed
as Nos 1 and 2
(Spellers Cottage))


2 houses adjoining. C16 cottage of 2 bays (No 1), possibly the
Warren House mentioned in 1667 (HLHS (1979) 35). No 1 was
remodelled when No 2 was built in the early C19 to form a semi-
detached pair. 2 storeys. 2 gabled bays to road with entrance
extension to No 2. Tiled roofs with C19 red brick stacks.
Timberframed with rendered fronts. 2-light iron casements with
leaded lights. C19 doorways with hood. No 1 retains original
C16 roof with square crown post with slender curved braces up to
collar purlin. No 2 with C19 rafter and purlin roof. The C18
Speller family of Hunsdon probably acquired the property in the
1840s and may have been responsible for the additions and
remodelling. A picturesque pair of semi-detached estate cottages
formed by the extension and disguising of a C16 cottage c1840.
Part of a group with Spellers, and with Rosella to NE.

Listing NGR: TL4180714056

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