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Latitude: 51.9726 / 51°58'21"N
Longitude: 0.0425 / 0°2'32"E
OS Eastings: 540397
OS Northings: 232429
OS Grid: TL403324
Mapcode National: GBR LB2.CK0
Mapcode Global: VHHL6.PPB5
Entry Name: Essex Cottage
Listing Date: 13 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1347740
English Heritage Legacy ID: 160251
Location: Anstey, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Anstey
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Anstey
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 4032 ANSTEY SNOW END
7/30 Essex Cottage
House. C16 or earlier. Hall floored and chimney inserted in C17.
Restored in C20. Timber frame roughcast with steep half-hipped thatch
roof. A long, 5-bay, 1½ storeys house facing W with internal chimney a
third from S end and later gable chimney added to N end. W front on
roadside has 4 windows and 2 dormers at the eaves. 2- and 3-light flush
casement windows with leaded glazing. Battened door in middle with a red
brick bulge of an oven to RH. Flat-laid rafters visible at eaves.
Interior has evidence of former open hall, with slots for braces in bay
posts in S bay flanking inglenook. Butt ends of cut-off tie-beam above,
and at back of chimney a fragment of tie-beam and one supporting brace.
Listing NGR: TL4039732429
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