Dove Cottage

Date:
27 May 2002
Location:
Dove Cottage, The Street, Aspenden, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9 9PB
Reference:
IOE01/07481/05
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

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

TL 32NE ASPENDEN THE STREET (north side)

4/7 Dove Cottage

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GV II

House. Early C18, extended at ends and divided as 2 houses in early C19. Timber frame on stucco plinth, roughcast with basketwork and fan pargetting and black weatherboarded apron.

Steep thatched roof. A one and a half storeys, 2-cell, central chimney plan house facing S, later extended symmetrically by one bay at each end with an external gable chimney. Back-to-back dog leg stairs behind central chimney and brick oven (blocked) out of N jamb of E fireplace of central stack. Floor levels higher on ground and 1st floor of end extensions. 2 battened doors together in middle flanked by 2 2-light small-paned, cast-iron, Yorkshire sliding casement windows all linked by a drip board on shaped brackets. 2 dormer windows at eaves grouped in middle.

Axial chamfered beams and open fireplaces to old middle part of house. Good early C19 cast-iron basket grates to E end fireplace.

Listing NGR: TL3602828247

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Heasman_Graham R. IOE Records for Heasman, Graham R.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Graham R. Heasman. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Heasman, Graham R.

Rights Holder: Heasman, Graham R.

Keywords

Roughcast, Stucco, Thatch, Timber, Weatherboard, Stuart Timber Framed House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling