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Spindle Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9102 / 51°54'36"N

Longitude: -0.2855 / 0°17'7"W

OS Eastings: 518035

OS Northings: 224910

OS Grid: TL180249

Mapcode National: GBR H6G.6MS

Mapcode Global: VHGNZ.07FY

Entry Name: Spindle Cottage

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176712

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162889

Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Preston

Built-Up Area: Preston (North Hertfordshire)

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(West side)

9/97 Spindle Cottage


House. 'IE 1717' in metal letters on front, S part C20 extension. Red
brick in Flemish-bond, now painted. Steep old red tile roof. A 1½
storeys, 3-cells house facing E, with matching one cell S extension. E
front has plinth, 4 windows with segmental arches, and 4 gabled dormers
at the eaves. 2-light casement windows with leaded glazing to dormers.
Similar to S window. 2 3-light similar windows to left of plank door.
Canted oriel replaces window on right. Internal chimney near middle for
kitchen, external N gable chimney for parlour. A 3-cells plan originally
with entrance into large lobby with stair rising to left and service
room partitioned off to rear. Partition below axial beam. S cell a
kitchen greatly narrowed by the large internal chimney and fireplace
with high plain lintel. Parlour at E with longitudinal beams in ceiling
and moulded fire surround. Plain beams and squared joists. Run-out
chamfers. Re-used timbers in roof, some smoke-blackened. No evidence
that it was ever a single-storey house. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1803524910

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