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Lavender Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Pirton, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9741 / 51°58'26"N

Longitude: -0.3366 / 0°20'11"W

OS Eastings: 514357

OS Northings: 231937

OS Grid: TL143319

Mapcode National: GBR H5L.CPY

Mapcode Global: VHGNK.3MXZ

Plus Code: 9C3XXMF7+M9

Entry Name: Lavender Cottage

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347095

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163186

Location: Pirton, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Pirton

Built-Up Area: Pirton

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Pirton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 1431 (South side)

7/176 No. 21
- (Lavender Cottage)


House. Early C16 open hall house, early C17 W crosswing. Timber frame on
battered brick plinth, roughcast, with steep pitched thatch roofs. A
small L-shaped house set back from road facing N, with single-storey
hall range and 1 1/2-storeys W crosswing projecting only to front. 3
windows front with an upper window in gable of crosswing. 2-lights flush
casement windows with small-panes. Plank door opposite internal C17
chimney near middle of hall range. Originally a 2 rooms house open to
roof with hearth in W room shown by thicker soot blackening of
clasped-purlin roof. 2 posts on ground floor have stopped grooves for
wattle infill. Ceiling inserted on axial beam with internal chimney in
C17 heating W room. Crosswing added to W with unheated parlour and
chamber over reached by stair in SE corner. Chamfered and stopped beam.
1st floor partly in roof with traces of big windows below tie-beam.
Clasped-purlin roof with long straight windbraces and ceiling at purlin
level. C20 addition to rear. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1435731937

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