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Plum Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8092 / 51°48'33"N

Longitude: -0.5446 / 0°32'40"W

OS Eastings: 500432

OS Northings: 213282

OS Grid: TL004132

Mapcode National: GBR G5Y.F43

Mapcode Global: VHFRR.HSYG

Entry Name: Plum Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157711

Location: Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Little Gaddesden

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Gaddesden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW (North side)

2/180 No. 8 (Plum Tree
- Cottage) and
No. 9

- II

House, now 2 houses. Mid C16, rear brick wings mid C19, S end of No. 8
and S porch 1970s. Timber frame exposed on 1st floor infilled with
yellow brick. Red brick ground floor and rear parts. Steep old red tile
roofs. A 2-storeys and cellar, 3 bays, 3 windows, E side jettied
building now entered from S, extended to rear and one bay to S and with
single-storey T-shaped block of outbuildings linked on W. Gabled S
porch. C19 windows on E, each side of door, of 2 lights with chamfered
and stopped mullions of unusually correct design for the time. Yellow
stock brick infill between timbers above red brick of ground floor.
Multangular central red brick chimney with moulded cap and base. Hall in
N part (No. 9) reached by passage to rear of chimney with old rear door
into rear wing. On S side of passage beam with mortices for partition
and door, gap just beyond central axial beam itself with partition
mortices. Clasped purlin-roof with curved wind braces and evidence for
partitions corresponding to those on ground floor. Paired brackets under
jetty mark entrance. Fine mid C16 floor beams moulded with rolls and
hollows. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0043213282

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