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Anstey Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Hadham, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8747 / 51°52'28"N

Longitude: 0.0662 / 0°3'58"E

OS Eastings: 542337

OS Northings: 221586

OS Grid: TL423215

Mapcode National: GBR LC8.KJN

Mapcode Global: VHHLT.34CP

Plus Code: 9F32V3F8+VF

Entry Name: Anstey Cottage

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395451

Location: Little Hadham, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Little Hadham

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Hadham

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(north side)
Westland Green

1/6 Anstey Cottage



House. Later C17, '1663' carved next to a blocked gable window
in E bedroom is probably the date of building. 2 storeys,
timberframed, plastered, facing S, with a steep pitched old red
tile roof, half-hipped on W: E end probably altered.
Symmetrical 2 room, central lobby-entry plan with central chimney
set back to fit former stair next to front door. Red brick C18
external gable chimney on W. Ground floor E room originally the
only heated room. Later 2 storeys rear extension contains
staircase, kitchen, etc. 3 window, symmetrical S front with 3-
light C19 wooden casements with small panes. 2-light window over
central plank door with bullion-light cut in. Timbers
extensively exposed inside. Square joists and chamfered stopped
axial beams in both Ground floor rooms with bold scrolled
brackets supporting beam-ends at gable walls, and distinctive
bar-and-lozenge stops (cf Westfield to N and Lower Farm, Bury
Green). Central tie beams spans 1st floor but not connected to 3
bay, A-frame, butt purlin roof structure with 2 purlins in each
slope. Close-studded walls on all sides. Blocked windows on 1st
floor E and W.

Listing NGR: TL4233721586

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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