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Black Cottage at Gilston Park on East of Drive 280 Metres South South East of Church Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Gilston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7987 / 51°47'55"N

Longitude: 0.0898 / 0°5'23"E

OS Eastings: 544204

OS Northings: 213187

OS Grid: TL442131

Mapcode National: GBR LD8.5JD

Mapcode Global: VHHM6.H1VX

Entry Name: Black Cottage at Gilston Park on East of Drive 280 Metres South South East of Church Cottages

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159919

Location: Gilston, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM20

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Gilston

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Gilston with Eastwick

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)

2/43 Black Cottage at Gilston
Park on E of drive 280
- metres SSE of Church


House. Late C17 or early C18 extended to W in C18/19, single
storey front extension c1930. 2 storeys, timberframed, plastered
hillside house facing S with one and a half storeys W end much
lower and set at an angle. Steep old red tile gabled roofs. Roof
of older part asymmetrically pitched, with flatter slope and
higher eaves at front. 2 2-light windows with cast iron frames,
with rectangular panes and head on 1st floor but pointed lights
to Ground floor on front (now in glazed extension) and on W end.
Small boarded external door in apex of W gable. 2-unit central
chimney plan with W room a step higher. Door and stair at E end
against red brick chimney of E extension with its Ground floor 5
steps down. Central chimney rebuilt. Flat roofed well glazed S
extension for an artist. An interesting timberframed house of
c1700 with some alterations and Gothic cast iron casement windows.

Listing NGR: TL4420413187

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