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Farm Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Anstey, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.979 / 51°58'44"N

Longitude: 0.0516 / 0°3'5"E

OS Eastings: 540999

OS Northings: 233162

OS Grid: TL409331

Mapcode National: GBR L9X.V5S

Mapcode Global: VHHL6.VJ37

Plus Code: 9F32X3H2+JJ

Entry Name: Farm Cottage

Listing Date: 13 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160234

Location: Anstey, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Anstey

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Anstey

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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2/11 & 6/11 Farm Cottage


House. C16 open hall house, inserted floor and chimney late C16,
renovated and rear bakehouse C18. Timberframe on stuccoed sill roughcast
with dark weatherboarding at front and E end. Steep old red tile roof.
Corrugated sheet roof to weatherboarded bakehouse. A small, 2 storeys
and loft, 2 windows wide house facing S with internal chimney backing
onto cross-passage, and single-storey rear bakehouse at NW. The house
represents the hall, cross-passage, and storeyed service end of a late
medieval house, presumably extending further W. The inserted hall
fireplace, backing onto the cross-passage has elaborate late C16 moulded
lintol and a heavy chamfered cross-beam with hollow stops suggests the
inserted floor at higher level than in E part which has an axial beam
and squared joists at 2 levels, the upper for a loft with external E
access. The front has 2 2-light flush casement windows with small panes
on each floor, a boarded door with lean-to slated hood, and shaped ends
to rafters. Exposed timbers inside with jowled posts and heavy cambered
tie-beams with curved braces in open truss of hall, each member
chamfered. Large brick oven in bakehouse. Stair against rear wall beside
chimney. 2 moulded plank doors with decorative iron strap hinges.
(Bailey (1980)20).

Listing NGR: TL4099933162

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