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Riverside Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7963 / 51°47'46"N

Longitude: -0.1253 / 0°7'31"W

OS Eastings: 529378

OS Northings: 212512

OS Grid: TL293125

Mapcode National: GBR J9B.C56

Mapcode Global: VHGPM.S34S

Plus Code: 9C3XQVWF+GV

Entry Name: Riverside Cottage

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356175

ID on this website: 101054065

Location: Staines Green, East Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hertingfordbury

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hertford St Andrew with St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 21 SE
5/69 Riverside Cottage
- II

Fishing or gamekeeper's cottage to Panshanger Estate. 1755-63 probably
as part of Capability Brown's work for the 2nd Earl Cowper when the
house was at Cole Green Park. Altered, raised and extended in early C19
following Humphry Repton's landscaping of the Mimram valley for the 5th
Earl Cowper in 1799-1801 when the house was moved N and renamed
Panshanger. English bond red brick with later Flemish bond stock brick.
Slate roof. A small octagon with 2 longer sides to which there are
lean-to outshuts, only one of which is original. Originally 1 storey now
2. All doors and windows blocked at time of inspection. Gabled entrance
porch to S facing river, moulded door surround. Canted elevations
flanking porch have ground floor openings with timber sills, cambered
heads. First floor central opening in stock brick below a weatherboarded
gable. Deep boxed eaves. Central cross axial ridge stack. Roof hipped
out over lean-tos. Stack to right. Similar openings on returns. To rear
as at opposite end with a central recessed entrance. Additional entrance
to left in early lean-to. Interior not inspected. (L. Stone in Studies
for Sir John Summerson, The County Seat, ed. Colvin/Harris. 1970:
J. Brushe, Architectural History, vol.24, 1981: Pevsner 1977: Country
Life 11 and 18/1/1936).

Listing NGR: TL2937812512

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