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Number 1, and 2 (Woodside Cottage)

A Grade II Listed Building in Anstey, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.981 / 51°58'51"N

Longitude: 0.0419 / 0°2'30"E

OS Eastings: 540327

OS Northings: 233360

OS Grid: TL403333

Mapcode National: GBR L9W.RF3

Mapcode Global: VHHL6.NGZQ

Entry Name: Number 1, and 2 (Woodside Cottage)

Listing Date: 13 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347721

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160243

Location: Anstey, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Anstey

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Anstey

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(South side)
- Nos 1, and 2
(Woodside Cottage)

- II

House, now 2 houses. Circa 1500 open hall house, W part C19 and later
C20. Timber frame roughcast, white weatherboarding to E bay, matching
roughcast extensions at W, and continuous steep thatched roof hipped at
E. Originally a 4-bay open hall house facing N, it still has a
soot-blackened roof structure, with framing for W hip and gablet
preserved. Solar at E end with heavy flat axial joists and steep stair
against rear wall, and trimmed stair opening in SW corner of former
service room at W. Curved tension braces in rear wall and in partition
at upper end of hall. Curved wind braces to central truss of hall
(tie-beam cut away). Large internal chimney with back-to-back
fireplaces, and formerly an oven, inserted in lower bay of hall in C18
and lower part of W partition of hall cut away. Hall floored and rear
dormer inserted. Divided in C19 sharing central chimney. No.1 at E. A
most interesting survival of a late medieval small open hall house.
(Bailey (1980)18).

Listing NGR: TL4032733360

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