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Reeves Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9047 / 51°54'17"N

Longitude: -0.2851 / 0°17'6"W

OS Eastings: 518076

OS Northings: 224301

OS Grid: TL180243

Mapcode National: GBR H6G.DRX

Mapcode Global: VHGNZ.0DN5

Entry Name: Reeves Cottage

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162880

Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Preston

Built-Up Area: Preston (North Hertfordshire)

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 1824 PRESTON CRUNNELLS GREEN
(West side)

9/88 Reeves Cottage

II

House. Late medieval open hall house, chimney stack and floors inserted
in early C17, front lean-to extension C18, S end extension 1970s. Timber
frame, roughcast with steep old red tiled roof carried down as catslide
over front extension. A 16 storeys house facing E with canted bay window
with hipped tiled roof to left of door and lean-to red brick extension
on right. A 3-lights and single-light box dormer at eaves. Boarded door
under flat hood on shaped brackets. Large internal chimney, with
corbelled cap, a third from N end. Small projecting S gable stack
flanked by a window on each side on each floor. Interior has exposed
frame, axial beams. Fragmentary evidence of a 2-bays open hall with
smoke blackened rafters remaining. House was presumably larger. Bar and
hollow stops to inserted beam in N room similar to stops on lintels to
back-to-back fireplaces in stack built around the central truss.
Formerly called Hill Farm Cottage. (RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL1807624301

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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