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Grove Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8002 / 51°48'0"N

Longitude: -0.0834 / 0°5'0"W

OS Eastings: 532255

OS Northings: 213023

OS Grid: TL322130

Mapcode National: GBR KBQ.3QG

Mapcode Global: VHGPN.H0SS

Plus Code: 9C3XRW28+3J

Entry Name: Grove Cottage

Listing Date: 9 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268772

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461445

ID on this website: 101268772

Location: Hertford, East Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hertford

Built-Up Area: Hertford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bengeo Holy Trinity and St Leonard with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL3213SW PORT HILL, Bengeo
817-1/15/278 (West side)
Grove Cottage


Formerly 2 staff cottages to The Grove, Port Vale (qv), now
single house. Early/mid C19 with late C19 and C20 alterations.
Yellow stock brick, Flemish bond, hipped Welsh slated double
roof with brick corbel band and dentil cornice, central
pediment on south, central yellow brick chimneystacks with
band and oversailing caps, and tapered square yellow
terracotta pots.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, east elevation faces road and has 3
recessed 12-pane sash windows beneath rubbed brick segmental
arches on first floor. Ground floor with 2 similar windows and
porch left of centre with brick sides with semicircular headed
sidelights, triple upper light, egg-and-dart profiled fascia,
and concave lead canopy roof. Recessed half-glazed door with
4-pane upper light, and lower panel with bolection surround.
Recessed rear porch with half-glazed kitchen door and sash
window at right.
South elevation of 3 bays, centre breaking slightly forward
with brick pediment gable, with, left and right on first
floor, single recessed 12-pane sash under rubbed brick flat
arch, and on ground floor canted bay windows, that on right
with 4:16:4-pane sashes, that on left adapted to incorporate
French windows with margin glazing, and margin glazed top
light, both windows having lead flat roofs with coved moulded
INTERIOR: much altered with 2 cottages adapted as single
dwelling late C19/early C20. Front left-hand room has C19
cast-iron fire surround with paterae, hall has reset C18 wood
cornice, and china cabinets with glazed doors, each side of
former fireplace, staircase with stick balusters and moulded
hardwood rail, with late C19 lower flight with Jacobean style
newels. Rear dining room has reset C18 style panelling and
wood cornice. Cellar has brick floor and walls, with curved
walls containing former twin stairs from original 2 dwellings.

Listing NGR: TL3225513022

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