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A Grade II Listed Building in Chipperfield, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7042 / 51°42'15"N

Longitude: -0.4909 / 0°29'27"W

OS Eastings: 504379

OS Northings: 201689

OS Grid: TL043016

Mapcode National: GBR G7C.2QJ

Mapcode Global: VHFSC.FFVC

Entry Name: Copthall

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296391

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157610

Location: Chipperfield, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, WD4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Chipperfield

Built-Up Area: Chipperfield (Dacorum)

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Chipperfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL (East side)

12/83 Copthall


House. C16, W end late C17, divided in C18, SE wing c.1913 in place of a
large bakehouse. Timber frame with narrow red brick infill, ground floor
cased or rebuilt in red brick, plastered on S. Steep old red tile roofs.
Roughcast SE wing. A long L-shaped 2-storeys house facing N with W gable
on roadside and entrance door into 1½ storeys SE wing with 2 gabled
dormers, 3-light casement window and Tudor-arched battened door on LH. E
bay a parlour formerly jettied to N. 1½ bays W part has thinner timbers,
unjowled posts, straight braces, 1½ storeys, large external S-side
chimney with tiled offsets, brick gable to road with purlin ends and
tile-creasing over tie-beam, 2-light casement upper window and 2-light
and 4-light casements to ground floor. This wing probably replaces an
earlier service wing and adjoining cross-passage. S front has
wide-spaced studs and storey-height panels. Straight braces in walls at
corners. 2-light casement to 1st floor: double flush sash window to
ground floor. N side has exposed frame with convex curved corner brace
and wide-spaced studs. C18 2-light flush leaded casement to 1st floor
central room. Sun fire insurance plaque no. 364473. Interior has axial
floor beams, and remains of Jacobean carved panelling with guilloche
band. Queen-struts and collar trusses in clasped-purlin roof formerly
cross-roofed at parlour bay. Long splayed scarf joint in purlin, and old
flat rafters. Added bay at E, beyond parlour.

Listing NGR: TL0437901689

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