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Dove Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wymondley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9376 / 51°56'15"N

Longitude: -0.2303 / 0°13'49"W

OS Eastings: 521754

OS Northings: 228046

OS Grid: TL217280

Mapcode National: GBR J7G.GL2

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.YKMH

Entry Name: Dove Cottage

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162765

Location: Wymondley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Wymondley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Wymondley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 2128 (East side)
Little Wymondley

10/153 Dove Cottage

Dovecote, now a house. C16, altered to a house in late C19. Late C20
extensions to N and E. Narrow red brick in English-bond with diapering
in blue headers. Steep red tile hipped roof with large gablets on E and
W, now clad in pargetting but formerly with entrances for doves.
2-storeys square building with projecting plinth and tall roof equal in
height to the building less the plinth. Drawing by Buckler in 1830 shows
the entrance in the middle of the N side and a continuous eaves cove all
round, now gone. Front now on W with 3-lights casement window central on
1st floor, and similar window to left of door. Cambered arches with
projecting brick labels to both ground floor openings. Half-glazed plank
door. Chamfered plinth offset. Internal chimney central. Stands beside
priory stew-pond. (RCHM (1911)149: VCH (1912)189).

Listing NGR: TL2175428046

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