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White Cottage, and Buttermilk Hall Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Aspenden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9472 / 51°56'49"N

Longitude: -0.0483 / 0°2'53"W

OS Eastings: 534235

OS Northings: 229428

OS Grid: TL342294

Mapcode National: GBR K8V.SQK

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.3BT4

Entry Name: White Cottage, and Buttermilk Hall Farm

Listing Date: 30 January 1974

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101362

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159708

Location: Aspenden, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Aspenden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aspenden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(south side)

3/1 White Cottage Nos 1, and
2 at Buttermilk Hall
Farm (formerly listed as
Buttermilk Hall)


House, now 2 houses. C16 N crosswing and open-hall range of a T-
plan late medieval house, taller S part rebuilt with hall roof,
in mid C19. N extension C20. Timber frame plastered, decorated
with raised bands of painted slate, with old red tile roofs. A
2-storeys T-plan house facing E, with large C17 central chimney
in upper (N) bay of hall, stair behind it to N (probably
replacing an earlier one) and N-side external chimney to W bay of
crosswing of C18 brickwork probably replacing an older stack. S
external gable chimney serves brick-built C19 plastered S
wing replacing old service end. Irregular E front with
projecting gabled N wing, gable to hall and higher S wing with
door into a cross-passage with stair. Conjoined diagonal shafts
of central chimney serve hall and the chamber over. Exposed
timber in long cross-wing with jowled posts and edge-halved scarf
joint in wallplate with bridled butts. (RCHM Typescript:
Buckler dwg. of c1830 in HRO).

Listing NGR: TL3423529428

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