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Elm Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Pirton, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.97 / 51°58'11"N

Longitude: -0.3321 / 0°19'55"W

OS Eastings: 514672

OS Northings: 231482

OS Grid: TL146314

Mapcode National: GBR H5M.DVP

Mapcode Global: VHGNK.6R85

Entry Name: Elm Cottage

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163153

Location: Pirton, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Pirton

Built-Up Area: Pirton

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Pirton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

PIRTON BURY END
TL 1431 (South side)

7/143 Nos. 12 (Elm Cottage),
- and 14

- II

House, now 2 houses. C16, with earlier crosswing, floor and chimney
inserted in C17, divided in C19. Timber frame on stuccoed plinth,
roughcast with steep pitched old red tile roofs, now of red tiles at
front. A large T-plan house facing N with taller 2-storeys crosswing at
W. Large internal chimney a third from E end and projecting chimney on W
side of wing (rebuilt). N front has 4 windows to each floor. 2-lights
flush casement windows. 4-centred, hollow-chamfered, broad doorway at LH
end of front. Gabled porch to ground floor of crosswing. Single-storey
C20 garage linked to N end, and 2-storeys S extension c.1985. Hall range
consists of 2 bays at S and a longer hall bay next the crosswing which
is a separate older structure. Interior has exposed frame, swept jowls
to posts, chamfered cambered tie beam on curved braces. Curved tension
braces in walls. Edge-halved scarf joint in wallplate with bridled
butts. Close studded front wall. Clasped-purlin roof with curved
wind-braces. Shutter grooves under wallplate for mullioned windows.
Collar and vertical struts in end trusses. When the central brick
chimney was built in the 2nd bay from E the tie-beam of the truss
immediately to E was cut away and a rougher one introduced further to W
hard against the stack.


Listing NGR: TL1467231482

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