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Latitude: 51.9467 / 51°56'48"N
Longitude: -0.0796 / 0°4'46"W
OS Eastings: 532084
OS Northings: 229320
OS Grid: TL320293
Mapcode National: GBR K8S.YGZ
Mapcode Global: VHGNW.KBRH
Entry Name: Home Close Cottages
Listing Date: 6 July 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101286
English Heritage Legacy ID: 159836
Location: Cottered, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Cottered
Built-Up Area: Cottered
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Cottered with Broadfield
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 3229 COTTERED BALDOCK ROAD
6/6 Home Close Cottages
Nos 1 to 4 even)
A range of houses, now 4 houses. C17 or earlier, altered in C18
and C19. Timber frames on brick sills, roughcast with dark
weatherboarded aprons. Steep thatched roofs. Nos 1 (at E), 3,
and 4 of one and a half storeys with eyebrow dormers at the
eaves: No 2 of 2-storeys; all facing N. Central chimneys and
axial floor beams. No 1 has a large central chimney with brick
oven projecting at front flanked by 2-light flush casement
windows with lattice leading. Plank door near each end of front.
E gable half-hipped and faced in red brick up to wallplate level.
Taller No2 has a central chimney rising through the rear slope
heating the E room and stair to N of it to W of entrance. Front
has 2 flush Yorkshire sliding casement windows to each floor and
a plank door beside each of the lower windows. Lower houses to W
have 4 dormers, 3 chimneys, 3 plank doors and a front outshut to
NW corner. A most picturesque thatched group.
Listing NGR: TL3208429320
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