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Hill Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Hadham, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8744 / 51°52'27"N

Longitude: 0.1058 / 0°6'20"E

OS Eastings: 545060

OS Northings: 221635

OS Grid: TL450216

Mapcode National: GBR LCB.HJR

Mapcode Global: VHHLT.S49W

Entry Name: Hill Cottage

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395342

Location: Little Hadham, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East 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

TL 4521 LITTLE HADHAM MILLFIELD LANE
(east side)
Bury Green

12/8 Hill Cottage

-

GV II

House. C16. Timberframed. Steep half-hipped thatched roofs.
Tall red brick chimney rising at junction of wings, with later
additional flue on W for W wing. Walls plastered with
weatherboarded apron and side walls of W wing. L-plan facing S.
A most interesting and complete C16 range, possibly associated
with a hall to W replaced by later W wing. Marked as 'Clarkes'
on Clintons Estate map of 1588 (HRO). Single storey W wing
rebuilt in late C17, possibly shortened to 1 bay later. Low
pantiled lean-to in angle in 1969. Main accommodation in E part,
of 2 storeys with N room and S room on each floor. Lobby and
cross stair taken out of rear (N) rooms. S rooms heated by
external lateral chimney on W, with a lobby entrance on its S
flank taken out of W wing, and fireplace on each floor.
Dripboards on brackets across gables at eaves level. Small 2-
light wooden casements renewed. Plank door painted. Exposed
timbers inside, with close-studding, tension braces, heavy jowled
posts, roughly finished 4 bay clasped purlin roof probably
underceiled up to collars originally. Central cross partition
plastered up to apex of roof. Axial floor beams chamfered and
stopped. Square joists. Lower W wing is timberframed and
plastered up roof slope and under collars. Formerly had separate
S entrance. Corner-ties across NE and SE corners on wall plate.
Interior of E part virtually unchanged with brick floors in
place.


Listing NGR: TL4506021635

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

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