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Hanging Cover Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Standon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8633 / 51°51'47"N

Longitude: 0.0136 / 0°0'48"E

OS Eastings: 538746

OS Northings: 220215

OS Grid: TL387202

Mapcode National: GBR KB2.48G

Mapcode Global: VHHLS.6F0G

Plus Code: 9F32V277+8C

Entry Name: Hanging Cover Cottage

Listing Date: 23 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161003

Location: Standon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Standon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Standon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Hanging Wood
(west side) )

1/27 Hanging Cover Cottage


House. Circa 1500, altered in C17, restored c1970, extended at N
1982. Timber frame on brick and flint plinth. Plastered above,
weatherboarded below. Steep old red tile roofs. One and a half
storeys old S part and C20 single-storey weatherboarded N part in
line facing E. Large central chimney at the change of height and
small external gable chimney at S. Gabled dormer to old part
with 2-light casement below and a boarded door to right in a
Tudor arched. doorway. 2 small casement oriels on S end, one to
each floor. The old part of the house comprises the upper end
bay of a formerly 2-bay open hall, and the adjoining 2-storeyed
bay. Crown-post roof with longitudial arched braces to collar
purlin and cambered tie-beam with arched brace. Unusual jointing
detail in ground floor partition where most studs are kept firm
by a combination of tongue-and-groove and wedges. Frame exposed
inside house. (RCHM Typescript)

Listing NGR: TL3874620215

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