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Latitude: 51.814 / 51°48'50"N
Longitude: 0.1559 / 0°9'21"E
OS Eastings: 548708
OS Northings: 215020
OS Grid: TL487150
Mapcode National: GBR LD5.B6R
Mapcode Global: VHHM1.NN8Q
Entry Name: Orchard Cottage to East of Number 98
Listing Date: 2 October 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1347856
English Heritage Legacy ID: 160873
Location: Sawbridgeworth, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM21
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Sawbridgeworth
Built-Up Area: Sawbridgeworth
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Sawbridgeworth
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
to E of No 98
TL 4871 1502:2/12
Early C18 said to have '1719' on E chimney. 2 storey and attics gambrel
roofed house with large single storey gambrel roofed wing on E. Brick
base and brick gable on W. Presumably timber framed. Old red tile gabled
roofs. Slate eaves courses to lower wing. Weatherboarded E gable.
Rough plaster to N front and low wooden parapet with moulded capping to
higher part. This has large internal gable stack on E (dated) and later
internal stack built as part of brick W gable. External lateral stack at
rear of lower wing. White gault brick slate roofed C19 rear single storey
lean-to with chimney at W end and 3 light small paned cast iron casement.
N front of higher part has 2 windows on each floor. Flat topped 2 light
dormers each of 6 small panes. Flush box sashes with 6/6 panes, original
sashes on Gd floor but renewed with horns on 1st floor. Door off centre to
E. Half glazed with 6 panes and 2 flush panels below. Up 3 stone steps
with moulded nosings. Broad frame with moulded architrave and full
entablature. Swelled frieze and flat cornice returned at ends. Door in
lower wing next corner of main house has similar architrave, 4 panelled
door, 2 glazed. Central sash window to lower wing with flush box and 6/6
panes. E gable has 3 light flush wooden casement with glazing bars.
Interior details suggest lower wing may be older. It has an axial and
cross beam chamfered with concave stops. Interior of main house has
exposed oak framework and remains of raised and fielded panelling to stair
against S wall to W. Name said to be from a Mr Orchard. Marked 'Orchard
House' on OS 25" 1879. Interesting timber framed house of 3 Periods.
Picturesque. Part of group on S side of road.
Listing NGR: TL4870815020
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