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Latitude: 51.9295 / 51°55'46"N
Longitude: -0.2761 / 0°16'33"W
OS Eastings: 518629
OS Northings: 227063
OS Grid: TL186270
Mapcode National: GBR H62.WJQ
Mapcode Global: VHGNS.5RDR
Entry Name: Whitbank and Jenny Cottage
Listing Date: 28 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1347447
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162671
Location: St. Ippolyts, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: St Ippolyts
Built-Up Area: Hitchin
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: St Ippolyts
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
ST IPPOLLITTS MAYDENCROFT LANE
TL 1827 (South side)
8/59 Whitbank and
- Jenny Cottage
House, now 2 houses. C16 former open hall house with storeyed E
crosswing, inserted floor and chimney in hall and W part rebuilt C17.
Timber frame on stuccoed brick sill, frame exposed with plastered infill
panels, W part roughcast. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys, T-plan
building set back from road facing N with projecting E wing extended to
E by a catslide roofed E outshut. Narrower, lower W part. Projecting
gabled porch in angle with E wing and opposed door at rear mark
cross-entry. Chimney shaft of large internal chimney rises to rear of
roof ridge, with elongated cruciform shaft. Flush casement windows.
Wide-panel framing to hall range. Prominent curved tension braces
exposed in gables of cross-wing. Interior has jowled posts, cranked
tension braces to hall partition, long straight tension braces to hall
walls and curved wind-braces to clasped-purlin roof. Floor over hall
carried on axial beam. (Pevsner (1977)148: RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL1862927063
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