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Latitude: 51.6771 / 51°40'37"N
Longitude: -0.3699 / 0°22'11"W
OS Eastings: 512803
OS Northings: 198845
OS Grid: TQ128988
Mapcode National: GBR 51.TNC
Mapcode Global: VHFSM.J3SP
Entry Name: Otterspool House and the Flat
Listing Date: 12 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1346896
English Heritage Legacy ID: 164088
Location: Aldenham, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD25
Civil Parish: Aldenham
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Aldenham
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TQ 19 NW ALDENHAM OTTERSPOOL LANE
6/41 Otterspool House
- and The Flat
Former coaching inn, now student housing. Early to mid C18 with C19
extensions and alterations and link to a late C18 house. Main house. Red
brick. Hipped slate roof. 3 storeys, originally 5 windows. Original
front now faces garden. Late C19 full height canted bay projects to left
of centre, ground floor cement rendering with banded rustication to
ground floor canted bay to right. Mutuled cornice to ground floor.
Traces of arch over ground floor left, perhaps original entrance.
Glazing bar sashes, flat arched heads. 2 blind windows to left.
Dentilled timber cornice. Early C19 addition to left in stock brick, set
back. An entrance with a semi-circular fanlight. To road, now front:
entrance in C19 gabled porch, 2nd bay from right. Central stack to
front, cross axial stack on later addition. Remains of large late C18 to
early C19 grotto attached to right return from garden extending on 3
sides of a rectangle, probably associated with the drinking of waters
from the nearby pool, at one time fashionable. 2 and 1 storey links to
late C18 house. Red brick. Hipped tiled roof. 2 storeys. Scattered
casements, some leaded lights. To right on road C20 porch addition.
External stack to front left. Dentilled timber cornice to rear. (VCH
Listing NGR: TQ1280398845
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