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Latitude: 51.9485 / 51°56'54"N
Longitude: -0.0168 / 0°1'0"W
OS Eastings: 536400
OS Northings: 229632
OS Grid: TL364296
Mapcode National: GBR K8W.W04
Mapcode Global: VHGNX.N9H4
Entry Name: Layston Cottage and Number 3a
Listing Date: 22 February 1964
Last Amended: 6 July 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1295711
English Heritage Legacy ID: 159811
Location: Buntingford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Buntingford
Built-Up Area: Buntingford
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Layston with Buntingford
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 3629 BUNTINGFORD RIVER GREEN
7/81 No 3 (Layston Cottage),
and No 3A
22.2.64 (formerly listed as Layston Cottage
No 3 and No 3A)
House, now 2 houses. Early C16 hall house with 2 crosswings, C17
and C18 N range, C19 single-storey gabled front extension and
general renovation. Timber frames roughcast with diaper
pargetting to jettied middle range. Steep old red tile roofs.
Flint and slate gabled front wing with red brick dressings. An
irregular 2 storeys and attics building facing W with the N
crosswing and the later N parts separated as No 3A. Parlour wing
at S, entrance into through-passage at N end of hall behind
inserted central chimney. Central chimney in N range with rear
stair in angle with N crosswing. W front has gabled wings.
Gabled dormer to centre, front jetty to hall with bull-
nosed joists, underbuilt jetty to projecting N crosswing, canted
tiled bay window to S crosswing, C19 wood casements to upper
floor, triple-sash window with small panes to hall and 4-panel
raised-and-fielded door. Interior has clasped-purlin roofs,
exposed timbers, and a 2-light diamond mullioned wondow with
shutter groove at head of stairs in No 3. (RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL3640029632
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