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Box Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wymondley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9429 / 51°56'34"N

Longitude: -0.2357 / 0°14'8"W

OS Eastings: 521366

OS Northings: 228627

OS Grid: TL213286

Mapcode National: GBR J7G.17F

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.VFQD

Plus Code: 9C3XWQV7+5P

Entry Name: Box Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175687

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162750

Location: Wymondley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Wymondley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Wymondley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 2128 (East side)
Great Wymondley

10/138 Box Tree Cottage

House. C15 former open hall house, late C17 alterations and floor
inserted, altered C19. Timber frame on stucco sill, roughcast, some red
brick to ground floor at N end. Steep pitched roof formerly thatched,
now slated at front but old red tile at rear extending down over
outshut. A 2-storeys, 3-cells plan house set back a little from road
facing W. 4 structural bays with 2-bays hall, inserted chimney with
fireplace at N end of hall, parlour at S with staircase and C17 large
external S gable chimney. Service bay at N end with winding stair in NW
corner and an C18 external N gable chimney. W front has 3 3-lights flush
small casement windows to each floor, the upper ones cutting into deep
plaster eaves cove. Continuous drip over ground floor windows and
4-panels flush beaded door into lower bay of hall. Interior has exposed
frame with brick infill, curved corner tension braces cut into backs of
studs, jowled posts, straight tension braces in 2 hall bays,
clasped-purlin roof with curved wind-braces. Hall floor carried on
cross-beam. Original axial joists of heavy section in service bay.
Edge-halved scarf joints with bridled butts in wallplates.

Listing NGR: TL2136628627

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