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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102424
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162880
Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Preston
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 1824 PRESTON CRUNNELLS GREEN
9/88 Reeves Cottage
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
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