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Brick Wall Cottage, and Number 2/3

A Grade II Listed Building in Nettleden with Potten End, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7822 / 51°46'55"N

Longitude: -0.5427 / 0°32'33"W

OS Eastings: 500624

OS Northings: 210282

OS Grid: TL006102

Mapcode National: GBR G6B.7LT

Mapcode Global: VHFRY.JGYN

Entry Name: Brick Wall Cottage, and Number 2/3

Listing Date: 30 November 1966

Last Amended: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157982

Location: Nettleden with Potten End, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP1

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Nettleden with Potten End

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Nettleden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

POTTEN END (East side)

3/201 Brick Wall Cottage,
30.11.66 and No. 2/3
(formerly listed as
1, Frithsden Gardens, No. 2
Frithsden Gardens, No. 3
GV Frithsden Gardens)


House, now 3 houses. C16 former open-hall house, inserted floor and
chimney in hall dated by '1632' inscribed on gabled dormer window. W
crosswing c.1660, late C17 N wing, late C18 rear wall chimney to centre
probably when split into 3 houses. Late C20 W extension to W end. Timber
frame infilled with red brick (painted at No. 1) with steep old red tile
roofs. A 1½ storeys W range facing S (Nos. 2 and 3) comprises a former
2-bays hall with open hearth, storeyed bay to W, stair in NW corner and
cross passage at E end. A large C17 chimney backs onto the cross-passage
and has 3 tall diagonal shafts above the roof. It has a large and a
smaller gabled dormer at the eaves with leaded casements. Irregular
casements to ground floor. C17 W crosswing (No. 1) provided a new heated
parlour and chamber and attics over. One window to each floor in S gable
and to attic. Small-pane Yorkshire sliding casements. C20 gabled porch,
leaded windows and large gabled dormer on W side. Wide ground floor
fireplace in No. 1 has 3-centred moulded head and joints. This room has
ovolo moulded beam with hollow and nicked stops. Cavetto and ovolo
moulded bracket at E end. 4-centred moulded fireplace to chamber over
and ovolo moulded beam. Clasped-purlin roof with cranked windbraces.
Hall range has long curved windbraces to clasped-purlin roof and edge-
halved scarf with bridled butts in rear wallplate. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0062410282

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