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Dovecote at Langley End Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Langley, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9012 / 51°54'4"N

Longitude: -0.2594 / 0°15'33"W

OS Eastings: 519850

OS Northings: 223944

OS Grid: TL198239

Mapcode National: GBR J7T.M8Q

Mapcode Global: VHGNZ.GG6X

Entry Name: Dovecote at Langley End Cottage

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176549

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162854

Location: Langley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Langley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Ippolyts

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 12 SE LANGLEY LANGLEY END

4/62 Dovecote at
Langley End Cottage

GV II

Dovecote, now a garden building. C17, C18 brick infill, C19 floor
inserted when turned into a cottage. Timber frame on high red brick
plinth, red brick infill panels, steep old red tile pyramidal roof. A
tall 2-storeys square structure on the edge of a bank at the middle of
the former farmyard now entered from N by a door next the RH corner post
with a small window above and another to the left. The frame has
corner-posts, middle post on each side, a cross-rail at half the height
of the timber framed part, and close-spaced studs. There are blocked
segmental arched openings low down in the plinth on the E side as if for
cross-ventilation below. Below the eaves on this side is an alighting
shelf and pidgeon holes, the inserted floor is carried on a beam running
N-S. Heavy horizontal convex-curved braces between wallplates at
corners. Simple rafter roof with centre-posts carrying external knob. A
building retained by Lutyens in his scheme for Hill End (now Langley
End).


Listing NGR: TL1985023944

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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