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Monks Fitchett

A Grade II Listed Building in Wallington, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.988 / 51°59'16"N

Longitude: -0.1193 / 0°7'9"W

OS Eastings: 529241

OS Northings: 233840

OS Grid: TL292338

Mapcode National: GBR K8C.6PL

Mapcode Global: VHGNN.W99C

Plus Code: 9C3XXVQJ+57

Entry Name: Monks Fitchett

Listing Date: 19 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102678

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162276

Location: Wallington, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG7

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Wallington

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wallington

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 23 SE

(North side)
No. 2 (Monks Fitchett)


House, late C17 altered and extended. Timber frame, pargetted plaster.
Wood bark tiles on steeply pitched roof, originally thatched. Yellow
brick stacks. Two cell cottage with central entrance, extended by one
bay to left. 2 storeys, 3 windows. 2 right hand first floor windows are
3 light lattice casements. Timber door. Cross axial ridge stack to left
where original cottage ended. Stack in right end wall on rear pitch.
Wall plate visible in right return wall. Small extension to rear left.
Interior not inspected. George Orwell lived and served as the village
grocer here between 1936 and 1940, owning the house until 1947. From
Wallington must come 'Willingdon', the setting for Animal Farm.

Listing NGR: TL2924133840

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