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The Old Cottage (Opposite Darrs Lane)

A Grade II Listed Building in Northchurch, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7631 / 51°45'47"N

Longitude: -0.5985 / 0°35'54"W

OS Eastings: 496818

OS Northings: 208082

OS Grid: SP968080

Mapcode National: GBR F53.KHJ

Mapcode Global: VHFRX.KYY9

Entry Name: The Old Cottage (Opposite Darrs Lane)

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174908

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157771

Location: Northchurch, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Northchurch

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Northchurch

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 90 NE (South side)

3/238 The Old Cottage
- (opposite Darrs Lane)

- II

House. C16, E part C17, renovated and single-storey W extension 1984.
Timber frame on stucco sill, roughcast with steep old red tile roofs,
half hipped at W. A single-cell house facing N with large flint and
brick external E gable chimney offset as if to allow for a gable
entrance beside it. Extended to E with new lobby entrance in C17 with
new fireplace in narrow red brick. Irregular N front with small leaded
casement windows recessed and door in middle. Jowled posts with curved
braces to tie beams. Clasped purlin roof with collar- and queen-strut
trusses in former end walls. Straight wind braces to very heavy purlins.
Flat layed rafters. Crossbeams and chamfered axial, floor beam. Mortices
for wattle and daub infill and central 4-light diamond mullioned
window under tie-beam. Wide open fireplace. Associated with novelist Ivy

Listing NGR: SP9681808082

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