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Church End Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Standon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8806 / 51°52'49"N

Longitude: 0.0266 / 0°1'35"E

OS Eastings: 539591

OS Northings: 222161

OS Grid: TL395221

Mapcode National: GBR LC7.1JS

Mapcode Global: VHHLL.DZXR

Entry Name: Church End Cottages

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Last Amended: 23 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161155

Location: Standon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Standon

Built-Up Area: Puckeridge

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Standon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(south side)

7/21 Church End Cottages
(Nos 1, and 2)
24.1.67 Formerly listed under High Street)


2 almshouses. C17 origin, enlarged and Gothicised in early C19.
Timber frame roughcast. Red brick front wings with diaper of
black headers and similar facing to front wall between. Steep
old red tile roofs, fish scale tiles to oriel windows. One and a
half storeys U-shaped building facing N with 2 gabled wings at
front of older E-W range. W front wing (No 2) now rendered.
Gothic detailing fretted bargeboards and Tudor style door frames.
Canted oriel with hexagonal-paned cast iron casements on the end
of each wing and large external lateral chimneys. Mullioned
window and Tudor arched doorway in centre with blind loop-window
on right of window and gabled 2-light dormer over. Central
chimney to main range with elaborate facade to each end gable.
3-light mullioned window with additional small central top light,
all under a stepped moulded cornice. Plank door in moulded
wooden doorcase with 4-centred Tudor head and carved spandrels.
Gothic cast iron casement window beside door. A picturesque
group of ornamental almshouses.

Listing NGR: TL3959122161

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

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