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Forge Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7209 / 51°43'15"N

Longitude: -0.5277 / 0°31'39"W

OS Eastings: 501798

OS Northings: 203488

OS Grid: TL017034

Mapcode National: GBR G73.5DF

Mapcode Global: VHFSB.S0WL

Entry Name: Forge Cottage

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100476

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157535

Location: Bovingdon, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Bovingdon

Built-Up Area: 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 0103 (North side)

10/6 No. 27
- (Forge Cottage)

- II

House. C16, floor and chimney C17, NW extension C18/C19, E part C20.
Timber frame brick nogged, later parts brick, front plastered and lined
as ashlar. Steep old red tile roofs with 3 changes of height along
front. A complex 4-cells, 2 storeys, internal chimney plan house facing
S, with former baffle entry and stair turret behind chimney. Complex
large 3-stepped chimney rises in rear slope of roof. 4 windows on each
floor on S front in irregular arrangement. 3-light cast iron small paned
casements on each floor. Battened door under lean-to tiled porch leads
into stair hall of C20 E extension. Axial chamfered floor beam in first
room on LH, with chamfered and stopped joists. Beyond massive chimney a
higher room with chamfered floor beams and square joists. Jowled posts
and cambered tie-beam. Wide panels in wall framing. Curved braces to tie
beams. Curved wind-braces to clasped purlin queen-struts and collar
truss. Thick old floor tiles stamped with cross on a shield. Rear
outshut with catslide roof, and large late external chimneys at rear NW
and at W gable. Boxmoor grazing rights plaque No. 583 (No. 582 screwed
to back door). (Roberts(1975)No. 10).

Listing NGR: TL0179803488

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