- 27 May 2002
- Dove Cottage, The Street, Aspenden, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9 9PB
- Photograph (Digital)
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
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
Copyright IoE Mr Graham R. Heasman. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Heasman, Graham R.
Rights Holder: Heasman, Graham R.
Roughcast, Stucco, Thatch, Timber, Weatherboard, Stuart Timber Framed House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling