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Brook Cottage post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8074 / 51°48'26"N

Longitude: 0.0533 / 0°3'11"E

OS Eastings: 541656

OS Northings: 214073

OS Grid: TL416140

Mapcode National: GBR LD1.N94

Mapcode Global: VHHLZ.WT1V

Entry Name: Brook Cottage post Office

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159978

Location: Hunsdon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hunsdon

Built-Up Area: Hunsdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hunsdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)
Hunsdon village

7/17 Nos 11 (Post Office)
- and 13 (Brook Cottage)


Block of 2 houses. Mid C19 (but not on Tithe Map of 1842 (HRO)).
A tall roughcast, 2 storeys, H-plan block of 2 estate houses
facing E. (Modern single storey shop side extension to No 11 not
of special interest.) Steep old red tile gabled roofs with heavy
cusped bargeboards to the 2 projecting gables. Roof of the short
centre part extended down as an open porch. A large gabled
central dormer is shared and has similar cusped bargeboards. 2
large cruciform central chimneys in red brick. Door and small
window in centre part. 3-light small paned casement windows.
Rectangular bay window on Ground floor of No 11 with tiled lean-
to roof. Arched braces to open porch. an interesting pair of
picturesque mid C19 estate houses. Part of the balanced group
about Nos 5 and 7 at the beginning of the Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4165614073

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