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Orchard Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Pirton, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9747 / 51°58'28"N

Longitude: -0.3339 / 0°20'1"W

OS Eastings: 514541

OS Northings: 231997

OS Grid: TL145319

Mapcode National: GBR H5M.0G2

Mapcode Global: VHGNK.5MCL

Entry Name: Orchard Cottage

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163167

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 HIGH STREET
TL 1431 (North side)

7/157 No. 7
- (Orchard Cottage)

- II

House. Circa 1600, E extension c.1980. Timber frame, roughcast, with
steep pitched roof formerly thatched now slated. A 2-storeys and attic,
2-cells, internal chimney, lobby-entry plan house facing S with
contemporary lean-to rear outshut, and 2-storeys E extension in matching
finishes. S front has 3 3-lights flush casement windows to each floor,
gabled porch opposite large chimney, and another to E extension next E
corner. Interior has exposed timbers with jowled posts, unjowled mid-bay
posts, clasped-purlin roof on straight inclined queen-posts, edge-halved
scarf joints, long thin straight tension braces, chamfered axial floor
beams with ogee stops and roughly squared joists. W room more important
with Jacobean scrolled bracket supporting W end of floor beam, principal
fireplace with pointed arched recesses in back, and winding stair to S
of stack. Moulded plank door on 1st floor.


Listing NGR: TL1454131997

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