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Spring Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Flamstead, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.829 / 51°49'44"N

Longitude: -0.4812 / 0°28'52"W

OS Eastings: 504762

OS Northings: 215577

OS Grid: TL047155

Mapcode National: GBR G5T.C4X

Mapcode Global: VHFRS.L9Z7

Plus Code: 9C3XRGH9+JG

Entry Name: Spring Cottage

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101245

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157832

Location: Flamstead, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Flamstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Flamstead

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 01 NW
(South side)
1/52 Spring Cottage
- II

House. '1777' carefully cut in beam in E room, parallel N wing late C20.
Timber frame exposed at gable ends with painted brick infill, painted
brick S front, red brick rear block in stretcher-bond, steep old red
tile parallel roofs. A 2-storeys, 3-bays, end chimneys plan house facing
S with C20 similar block at rear facing road. Lean-to W end outshut. S
front nearly symmetrical with 3 1st floor windows and door in middle.
3-, 2-, 3-lights small panes casement windows. Segmental arches to
ground floor. Panelled door central with moulded surround, pilasters,
and full entablature. Glazed fanlight and panelled reveals. N block
facing road has 2 windows to each storey and recess over central door.
3-light casement windows and plank door. Small windows flank internal E
gable chimney. Clasped-purlin roof structure with queen-struts below
collar in gable trusses. Later external W gable chimney in S slope.
Interior has unusual plan with opposed doors, stair in middle bay open
to E bay main room with chamfered cross-beam with inscription and only
large fireplace. Axial beam in W bay originally unheated. Formerly
Shepherd's Cottage for shepherd of Beechwood Estate. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0476215577

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