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Chestnut Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Widford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8247 / 51°49'28"N

Longitude: 0.0599 / 0°3'35"E

OS Eastings: 542061

OS Northings: 216009

OS Grid: TL420160

Mapcode National: GBR LCV.HZL

Mapcode Global: VHHM0.0D1K

Entry Name: Chestnut Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160040

Location: Widford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Widford

Built-Up Area: Widford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Widford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(east side)
Widford village

4/8 Chestnut Tree Cottage
(formerly The Laurels)


House. C18, altered in early C19. Red brick plastered on front
colourwashed at sides. Steep red tiled roof and front porch,
pantile rear lean-to. A tall 2 storeys and attics house, 3
windows wide, facing W. 2 room and central lobby plan with 2
external gable chimneys in red brick. Nearly symmetrical front
has 2 gabled dormers with bargeboards and 2-light Gothick
casements. On First Floor a 2-light casement over the porch
flanked by 3-light flush casements. Similar casement to right of
porch but 2-light French windows to left. These have same pointed
Gothick head to each light as all the windows. Square projecting
gabled porch with high pointed arched opening and small pointed
window in each flank wall. 6-panel half glazed door. The porch
is off-centre to the window over. An historic picturesque
Gothick house of great importance in the group in this part of
the Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4206116009

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