1 And 2 Brickendon Green / Bentleys Cottage

Date:
2 Aug 1999
Location:
1 And 2 Brickendon Green, Brickendon Liberty, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG13 8NZ
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Bentleys Cottage, 5 Brickendon Green, Brickendon Liberty, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG13 8NZ
Reference:
IOE01/02144/14
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TL 30 NW BRICKENDON LIBERTY BRICKENDON GREEN (East side)

3/36 No. 5 24.11.66 (Bentleys Cottage) (formerly listed as No. 1, and No. 2)

GV II

House. C15 or earlier S crosswing, hall range early/mid C17, N bay probably C19, renovated after stripping to frame 1973. Timber frame on low black painted sill, roughcast with frame exposed in older parts.

Steep old red tile roofs, S wing hipped. 2-storeys house, facing W, set back on large plot next village green. Projecting 2-storeys jettied W crosswing has catslide W outshut, set back, and front gable altered to hip. Convex curved tension braces and central window on 1st floor, and straight tension brace to ground floor. Higher 2-storeys hall range has central chimney and framing in 2 bays with very narrow central chimney bay in which ground floor 2-light window replaces former lobby-entrance doorway. Stair to rear of stack. 2 windows to each floor. Flush 2-lights casements. Single bay N extension with matching window to each floor.

Boarded door now gives entrance into S wing. Round-headed recess in each face of large square chimney stack. Interior has exposed timbers with 2 3-lights original diamond mullioned windows and shutter grooves in S wing, arched braces, cambered tie-beams, collar rafter roof. Axial beams carry floors of hall range, and upper room has a 4-centred arched brick chamfered open fireplace. Windows with ovolo-moulded mullions remain. S wing has edge-halved scarf joints with bridled butts in wallplate. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3225307860

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1182 IOE Records taken by Sam Klok; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Sam Klok. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Klok, Sam

Rights Holder: Klok, Sam

Keywords

Roughcast, Tile, Timber, Medieval Jettied House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, House, Domestic, Dwelling

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