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Valley Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Flamstead, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8193 / 51°49'9"N

Longitude: -0.4682 / 0°28'5"W

OS Eastings: 505675

OS Northings: 214516

OS Grid: TL056145

Mapcode National: GBR G5V.VVH

Mapcode Global: VHFRS.TJTP

Plus Code: 9C3XRG9J+PP

Entry Name: Valley Cottage

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101251

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157842

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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(North side)
4/227 Valley Cottage

House. Early/mid C18, altered mid C19, rear extension c.1950. Red
brick in Flemish-bond, stuccoed plinth; parts of rear lean-to extension
dark weatherboarded. Old red tile roof. A 2-storeys, 2-cells, internal-
chimney plan house on roadside, facing S, with upper rooms rising
partly into roof. S front has 2 windows to each floor and later
door in middle. 3-lights, small-panes, casement windows slightly
recessed, with segmental arches to ground floor. Brickwork around
doorway shows it has been cut in. 4-panels, flush-beaded door recessed
with gabled timber porch. Door in E end into smaller room with axial
beam, large fireplace, red and black tiles, and C20 3-lights casement
window on E wall. Former window in N wall blocked by rear catslide
extension. Larger W room has axial beam with chamfer and run-out
stops, irregular squared joists, large fireplace backing onto other
fireplace, winding stair to rear of chimney, 2-lights window inserted
in W wall, and wide fireplace on N with large external chimney, said
to be for laundry use in past, serving Beechwood House. Old iron
hinges to plank door to staircase. Edge-halved scarf joint in rear
wallplate. Small Victorian fireplace in room over W room. Clasped
purlin roof in 2 unequal spans with inclined straight queen-posts.

Listing NGR: TL0567514516

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