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The Acorn

A Grade II Listed Building in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7104 / 51°42'37"N

Longitude: -0.53 / 0°31'47"W

OS Eastings: 501665

OS Northings: 202314

OS Grid: TL016023

Mapcode National: GBR G73.QV0

Mapcode Global: VHFSB.R8PP

Entry Name: The Acorn

Listing Date: 21 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157581

Location: Bovingdon, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Bovingdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bovingdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 00 SW (West side)

6/54 The Acorn


House. Early C17, E part late C18. Timber frame infilled with painted
brick, ground floor cased in painted brick, brick built E part. Steep
old red tile roofs with catslide outshut to rear (N) of E extension
overlapping older part to W. A 2-storeys, 2 cells, internal chimney plan
older house probably with central lobby entry originally, but taller 2
storeys E extension provided a new entrance and E room. 2 C19 casements
to each floor of the house front and flush segmental brick arched
casements in the extension. The timber frame is exposed internally on
both floors of the house. The upper floor extends into the roof space
where the lower parts of queen-post trusses and braced purlins are
visible. Living and dining rooms have exposed beams, the dining room
with exposed ceiling joists. Timber lintels to both original fireplaces
but dining room fireplace infilled.

Listing NGR: TL0166502314

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

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