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Glad's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldbury, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8039 / 51°48'14"N

Longitude: -0.6015 / 0°36'5"W

OS Eastings: 496524

OS Northings: 212621

OS Grid: SP965126

Mapcode National: GBR F4J.YHZ

Mapcode Global: VHFRQ.JXCH

Plus Code: 9C3XR93X+HC

Entry Name: Glad's Cottage

Listing Date: 30 November 1966

Last Amended: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342213

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355658

Location: Aldbury, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Aldbury

Built-Up Area: Aldbury

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tring

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9612
(West side)
12/22 Nos. 47 (Glad's Cottage),
30.11.66 49, and 51
(Formerly listed as
Nos 47, 49 and 51)
- II
4 almshouses, now 3 houses. Later C17, on the site of the Town House
supported by a charity of C15 or earlier. No. 47 a little later, and N
lean-to extension was formerly a separate cottage. Alterations and rear
extensions 1933. Timber frames on tarred brick plinths. Painted brick
infill to frame and casing to No. 47. Steep thatched roof with 3 large
swept dormers at eaves and fancy cresting. Hipped thatched roof to low N
end lean-to extension. A block of 3 picturesque 1 1/2-storeys houses facing
E with chimney to No. 49 in rear roofslope, and external N gable chimney
to No. 51. Built with one room and bedroom over for each house. E front
has 3 windows, 3 plank doors to LH of each window, small window to N
extension, wide-spaced timbers to No. 49 and No. 51 and straight angle
braces to No. 51. 2-light C19 flush casement windows with taller 2-light
small-paned casements in the 3 dormers. Small upper floor window in S
gable of No. 47. No. 49 has a wide fireplace and clasped-purlin roof
structure. (RCHM Typescript: Davis(1980) No. 7).

Listing NGR: SP9651812618

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

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