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Rosemary Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Hadham, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8783 / 51°52'41"N

Longitude: 0.0846 / 0°5'4"E

OS Eastings: 543591

OS Northings: 222022

OS Grid: TL435220

Mapcode National: GBR LC9.B6M

Mapcode Global: VHHLT.F13Y

Entry Name: Rosemary Cottage

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395064

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

(west side)
Hadham Ford

7/22 Rosemary Cottage



House. Circa 1700, raised and extended late C18. Small 2 storeys
and cellar, timberframed plastered, set on bank above road
facing E. Low pitched slate roof gabled to N and S. Panelled
fan pargetting to front. 2 windows to each floor and door
central. Small flush box sash windows with 6/6 panes. Triple
sash window to right of door. Rooflight in front slope of roof
on left. Double fronted plan. Exposed timber frame inside shows
the front part was originally single storey. Large kitchen
fireplace in Flemish bond red brick in S room with oven to rear
and salt recess in back with shouldered head. Timber sill plate
and central post in S wall. Cellar under N room reached by
central stair and has base for former chimney in middle of back
wall, demolished when house extended and shared chimney built on
N. Stop chamfered cross beam (re-used ?) over N room. Tie
beams in gables and central partition exposed at waist level on
upper floor. Walls have been raised 4 ft and flatter roof built,
extending over C18, 2 storeys rear extension containing straight
stair. Rear Ground floor room on N joined to front room has low,
leaded, 3-light, early C18 mullioned window with iron casement.
Single storey small rear lean-to. Interesting roll-moulded C16
timber window jamb re-used as joist over cellar. Reputed to be a
rope-maker's house with long plot behind for ropewalk. Post
Office adjoining on N was built as an extension to this house and
had separate access to the cellar.

Listing NGR: TL4359122022

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

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