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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1175848
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162765
Location: Wymondley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4
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
WYMONDLEY PRIORY LANE
TL 2128 (East side)
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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