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Cowper Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewin, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.816 / 51°48'57"N

Longitude: -0.1564 / 0°9'22"W

OS Eastings: 527179

OS Northings: 214650

OS Grid: TL271146

Mapcode National: GBR J93.39C

Mapcode Global: VHGPF.7MP6

Plus Code: 9C3XRR8V+CF

Entry Name: Cowper Cottage

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356253

ID on this website: 101089092

Location: Tewin, East Hertfordshire, AL6

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Tewin

Built-Up Area: Tewin

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tewin

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 21 NE
(South side)
5/143 Nos. 10, and 11
- (Cowper Cottage)
- II

Former Cowper Endowed School, now 2 dwellings. Built 1839 following
bequest from H. Cowper in 1838. Converted, altered and re-roofed in
C20. Yellow stock brick with white brick dressings. Pantiled roof. H on
plan. 1 storey school room with attic on master's house. 2 broad gables
to front, that to left for school room has a tall 6 light mullion and
transom casement with flanking 2 light windows, hexagon and diamond
patterned panes, chamfered white brick surrounds, moulded kneelers to
coped gable parapet. Right gabled block was master's house, 1 and 2
light casements, similar details. Central linking range has a 1 storey
C20 addition to front with a pointed arched door and 2 light casements.
Behind an original 2 light gabled dormer with moulded kneelers, parapet.
To right on ridge of linking range is a cross axial stack with central
square and outer diagonally set shafts, 5 octagonal pots. Left end, C20
garage addition and a cross gabled bay to rear. Right end, 5 bays with
2 light casements and a C20 gabled entrance porch, 2 light gabled
dormer, rear bay a C20 addition. Rear of linking range has a gabled
dormer. Interior not inspected. (VCH 1912: Kelly's Directory 1898).

Listing NGR: TL2717914650

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