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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101964
English Heritage Legacy ID: 159938
Location: Hunsdon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Hunsdon
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Hunsdon
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 4113 HUNSDON ACORN STREET
8/2 Spellers Cottages
Nos 1 and 2
11.9.80 (previously listed
as Nos 1 and 2
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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