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261, Hertingfordbury Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7919 / 51°47'30"N

Longitude: -0.1056 / 0°6'20"W

OS Eastings: 530750

OS Northings: 212058

OS Grid: TL307120

Mapcode National: GBR KBP.Q3G

Mapcode Global: VHGPN.4715

Plus Code: 9C3XQVRV+QQ

Entry Name: 261, Hertingfordbury Road

Listing Date: 12 April 1973

Last Amended: 9 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461357

Also known as: Newman Cottage

ID on this website: 101268894

Location: Hertingfordbury, 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: Hertingfordbury

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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817-1/23/325 (East side)
12/04/73 Hertingfordbury
(Formerly Listed as:
MAIN ROAD, Hertingfordbury


House, used as infants' school in C19. C16 and C17, with C19
alterations. Timber-framed and plastered with masonry lining.
Old tiled roofs, with massive central 4 flue red brick chimney
(formerly with 4 octagonal shafts) rebuilt C19 above C17 base
with roll moulded brick cornice. 2 ranges separated by stack
and staircase, cross wing at right is earlier structure, and
the left-hand wing, with rear stair has created a lobby entry
arrangement, later rear catslide wing infilling alongside
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Front elevation has single 2-light small
paned wood casement window on ground floor at left, C20
3-light wood casement windows with divided glazing, first and
ground floor of cross wing at right; slightly recessed central
entrance with early C20 ledged and battened door in C19
surround and small casement window tucked under eaves above.
INTERIOR: ground floor right-hand room has longitudinal
chamfered beam with tongue stop, early C19 fire surround with
C20 grate, 4-panel doors, C19 joinery in sitting room.
Rear hall has C17 panelled cupboard in chimneybreast, early
C18 close string dogleg stair, barleysugar twist on urn
balusters, newel with ball finial and moulded handrail.
Access to bathroom, former back bedroom, from half landing.
First-floor attic bedroom on west has early C18 battened door
rehung on C20 hinges leading to lower level closet alongside
stack which has cupboard with butterfly hinges. Tie beams
visible in front bedroom in cross wing, cut to accommodate
early C20 casement window, C19 fire surround with paterae.
Roof rafters much renewed, particularly above cross wing.
(Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England): An
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire:
London: 1910-: 114).

Listing NGR: TL3075012058

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