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Swan Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitwell, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8755 / 51°52'31"N

Longitude: -0.2787 / 0°16'43"W

OS Eastings: 518588

OS Northings: 221057

OS Grid: TL185210

Mapcode National: GBR H6V.8D0

Mapcode Global: VHGP5.4402

Entry Name: Swan Cottage

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162940

Location: St. Paul's Walden, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: St Paul's Walden

Built-Up Area: Whitwell

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(South side)

12/148 No. 43 (Swan Cottage)


House. C16, altered in C18, C20 low rear wing. Timber frame on low brick
sill with plastered infill panels generally. Painted brick panels
between bay-posts to ground floor at front. Painted brick rear wing.
Dark weatherboarding to upper part of W gable end and to jettied gable
triangle to front dormer. Steep old red tile roof, dormer slated. A
wide-span 3-bays structure facing N with 1st floor windows under eaves
in E bay but floor at higher level and 1st floor lit by a wide gabled
dormer raised above the wallplate in the 2 other bays. Small swept
dormer at eaves above door at E end of middle bay which also has an
internal chimney built against its W end. Small later chimney at W side
of E bay. Irregular N front with 3 small panes casement windows to 1st
floor, 2-light casement to left of plank door with flat moulded hood on
shaped brackets. Sash window with 3/3 panes to right of door and
rectangular flat-topped oriel casement window to right of that. E gable
shows clasped-purlin roof on cambered collar and cambered tie-beam
truss. May have continued to W.

Listing NGR: TL1858821057

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

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