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Rat's Castle Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Datchworth, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8388 / 51°50'19"N

Longitude: -0.1561 / 0°9'22"W

OS Eastings: 527131

OS Northings: 217180

OS Grid: TL271171

Mapcode National: GBR J8Q.PBD

Mapcode Global: VHGPF.71TQ

Entry Name: Rat's Castle Cottage

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089124

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356130

Location: Datchworth, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG3

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Datchworth

Built-Up Area: Welwyn Garden City

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Datchworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 21 NE
(Northwest side)
Bull's Green
No. 20
24.11.66 (Rat's Castle Cottage)
- II

House, once 4 dwellings. C17 probably in 2 builds, altered and extended
early C20. Timber frame with C20 pargetted rendering. Knapped flint and
red brick plinth. Thatched roof. A long narrow range of 2 axially linked
3 bay buildings separated by a straight joint, through passage to left
with inserted stack, right end stack to right. Later bay added to far
right. Originally 1 storey and attic. 2 recessed plank doors to right
bay of each 3 bay group. Six 3 light small pane flush frame casements, 1
of 2 lights. 4 dormers, 2 and 3 light small pane casements, 2 with
pargetted panels below sills, thatched hoods. Early stacks to left and
right, later to centre, all on ridge with C19 rebuilt caps. Left gable
end flint and brick on ground floor with a 3 light casement,
weatherboarded gable with 2 small lights. Right end whitewashed brick
with a 3 light casement, hipped roof. To rear: 5 small single lights, 2
doors, an exposed post, some flint and brick. Interior: floor removed
now open to clasped purlin roof, struts to collars, some straight
windbraces, timber lintel to early fireplace.

Listing NGR: TL2713117180

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

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