History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Old Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Widford, Hertfordshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 51.8246 / 51°49'28"N

Longitude: 0.0594 / 0°3'33"E

OS Eastings: 542024

OS Northings: 216002

OS Grid: TL420160

Mapcode National: GBR LCV.HV7

Mapcode Global: VHHLZ.ZD8M

Entry Name: The Old Cottage

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347679

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160017

Location: Widford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Widford

Built-Up Area: Widford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Widford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Find accommodation in
Stanstead Abbots

Listing Text

(west side)
Widford village

6/10 The Old Cottage



House. C17 or earlier. Timberframed plastered house with half-
hipped thatched roof and area of red tiling around the front
dormer. 3-unit plan with lobby entry and large central chimney
one third from N end. One and a half storeys 3 windows house
with small gabled tiled dormer on wallplate of centre part.
Middle originally open to roof and S bay lofted over. Near end
of C17 or early C18 chimney stack built and hall and N room
floored over and dormer window put in to light chamber over hall
(RCHM Typescript). External gable chimney on S later. Very
steep thatched roof. 3-light casement with leaded glazing on
left. 2 small rectangular projecting bay windows with tiled
roofs. Boarded door with dripboard on small brackets. An
historic C17 timberframed thatched house of special interest.
Part of the varied group in this part of the Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4202416002

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.