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The Church Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Bayford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7641 / 51°45'50"N

Longitude: -0.1028 / 0°6'9"W

OS Eastings: 531024

OS Northings: 208970

OS Grid: TL310089

Mapcode National: GBR KC2.BV4

Mapcode Global: VHGPN.5XJJ

Entry Name: The Church Cottages

Listing Date: 20 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176605

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160624

Location: Bayford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG13

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Bayford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bayford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

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6/16 The Church Cottages


House. C16 or earlier S crosswing to former hall house, hall range
probably reconstructed C17 but virtually rebuilt in comprehensive
remodelling with extensions c.1965. Timber frame crosswing, roughcast
masonry walls elsewhere, timbers exposed on 1st floor front largely
bogus. Steep red tiled roofs. 2-storeys irregular house facing E, with
extensive rear extensions. Small flush casement windows, door in middle
of hall range with one window each side and one in small gable over.
Large internal chimney with back-to-back fireplaces at junction of hall
with older SE crosswing. This has an original 2-bays crown-post roof
exposed in the upper room. Tie-beam formerly with curved braces carries
chamfered square crown-post with slots for axial braces to longitudinal
collar purlin. Curved braces in N wall. Undivided upper room will have
been solar of original house, presumably an open hall to N. (East
Hertfordshire Archaeological Society Newsletter July 1965: RCHM

Listing NGR: TL3102408970

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