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Rumbolds

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cottered, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9392 / 51°56'21"N

Longitude: -0.0732 / 0°4'23"W

OS Eastings: 532548

OS Northings: 228501

OS Grid: TL325285

Mapcode National: GBR K90.6BY

Mapcode Global: VHGNW.PJ47

Entry Name: Rumbolds

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159874

Location: Cottered, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Cottered

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cottered with Broadfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 32 NW COTTERED SPRING LANE
(east side)
FLANDERS GREEN

3/11 Rumbolds
(formerly listed under General)
22.2.67

- II*


House. Early C16 open hall house, altered in C17, restored in
1950s. Timber frame on brick sill, roughcast with
weatherboarding to lower part of W gable and steep thatched
roof,half-hipped at W,with eaves stepping down from E to W at
rear. A one and a half storeys, T-plan house facing N with a
projecting 2-storeys, jettied E crosswing. Dramatically
picturesque aspect from lane to W. Large central chimney with 2
diagonal shafts a third from W end, with lobby entrance. E wing
has 2 rooms entered by twin doors from screens passage, one with
4-centred head, and stair at rear. Late C17 W bay of 2 storeys
added with chimney also serving hall. Floor in hall inserted on
moulded axial beam. C18 bread oven added to N end room (probably
kitchen). N front has 3 brackets to the jetty of the E wing, and
2 dormers at the eaves flanking the door. 3-light flush casement
window to left of door. 3 small flush casement windows with small
panes to rear (S), and door opposite the chimney. Hall fireplace
has splayed rear corners. Reversed curved bracing in E wing.
Crown-post roof with struts to collar purlin. An impressive and
picturesque late medieval house. (RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL3254628500

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