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Bentleys Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Brickendon Liberty, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7538 / 51°45'13"N

Longitude: -0.0854 / 0°5'7"W

OS Eastings: 532253

OS Northings: 207860

OS Grid: TL322078

Mapcode National: GBR KC3.WSH

Mapcode Global: VHGPV.G5QV

Plus Code: 9C3XQW37+GR

Entry Name: Bentleys Cottage

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Last Amended: 20 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176904

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160643

Location: Brickendon Liberty, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG13

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Brickendon Liberty

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bayford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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(East side)

3/36 No. 5
24.11.66 (Bentleys Cottage)
(formerly listed as
No. 1, and No. 2)


House. C15 or earlier S crosswing, hall range early/mid C17, N bay
probably C19, renovated after stripping to frame 1973. Timber frame on
low black painted sill, roughcast with frame exposed in older parts.
Steep old red tile roofs, S wing hipped. 2-storeys house, facing W, set
back on large plot next village green. Projecting 2-storeys jettied W
crosswing has catslide W outshut, set back, and front gable altered to
hip. Convex curved tension braces and central window on 1st floor, and
straight tension brace to ground floor. Higher 2-storeys hall range has
central chimney and framing in 2 bays with very narrow central chimney
bay in which ground floor 2-light window replaces former lobby-entrance
doorway. Stair to rear of stack. 2 windows to each floor. Flush 2-lights
casements. Single bay N extension with matching window to each floor.
Boarded door now gives entrance into S wing. Round-headed recess in each
face of large square chimney stack. Interior has exposed timbers with 2
3-lights original diamond mullioned windows and shutter grooves in S
wing, arched braces, cambered tie-beams, collar rafter roof. Axial beams
carry floors of hall range, and upper room has a 4-centred arched brick
chamfered open fireplace. Windows with ovolo-moulded mullions remain. S
wing has edge-halved scarf joints with bridled butts in wallplate. (RCHM

Listing NGR: TL3225307860

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