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Grove Farm Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Tring, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.802 / 51°48'7"N

Longitude: -0.6489 / 0°38'55"W

OS Eastings: 493261

OS Northings: 212352

OS Grid: SP932123

Mapcode National: GBR F4G.YKX

Mapcode Global: VHFRP.PYTX

Entry Name: Grove Farm Cottages

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355700

Location: Tring, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Tring

Built-Up Area: Tring

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tring

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TRING GROVE ROAD
SP 91 SW
(East side)
Tring Grove
4/64 No. 66
- (Grove Farm Cottages)
- II
House. Circa 1500, floor inserted c.1600, late C17 rear wing and
outshut, c.1900 S bay rebuilt and front cased in brick. Timber frame
brick nogged and roughcast, front in yellow stock brick, rear wing cased
in red brick. Steep machine made red tile roofs. A late medieval
cruck-framed house aligned N-S with formerly open hall, and N-bay upper
end also originally open to roof. House formerly longer to S. Chimney
c.1600 inserted at lower end of hall and lobby entrance probably
replaced a cross-passage. 4 windows long W front with 4 gabled dormers
rising through eaves, and door with gabled trellis porch between lst and
2nd windows from S. 2-light recessed casements with small panes and
cambered arches to ground floor. 4-panel raised and fielded door. Taller
2-storeys and attic rear wing at N end with C19 flush casement windows,
and rear catslide outshut. S end stucco lined as ashlar with a 2-light
casement on each floor. Interesting development of house characteristic
of many long-houses. Intact structure of 3 pairs of crucks of
'truncated' form like Moor Cottage, Water End, Great Gaddesden. Blacked
rafters but no evidence for a ridge beam. 2 N trusses have spur ties to
wall plate instead of tie-beams. Roof originally half hipped. Curved
wind braces to heavy purlins. Cusped braces to collar beam. (RCHM
Typescript).


Listing NGR: SP9326112352

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