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RIVERSIDE COTTAGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: RIVERSIDE COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1054065

Location

RIVERSIDE COTTAGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hertingfordbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jun-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 356175

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HERTINGFORDBURY PANSHANGER TL 21 SE 5/69 Riverside Cottage - - II

Fishing or gamekeeper's cottage to Panshanger Estate. 1755-63 probably as part of Capability Brown's work for the 2nd Earl Cowper when the house was at Cole Green Park. Altered, raised and extended in early C19 following Humphry Repton's landscaping of the Mimram valley for the 5th Earl Cowper in 1799-1801 when the house was moved N and renamed Panshanger. English bond red brick with later Flemish bond stock brick. Slate roof. A small octagon with 2 longer sides to which there are lean-to outshuts, only one of which is original. Originally 1 storey now 2. All doors and windows blocked at time of inspection. Gabled entrance porch to S facing river, moulded door surround. Canted elevations flanking porch have ground floor openings with timber sills, cambered heads. First floor central opening in stock brick below a weatherboarded gable. Deep boxed eaves. Central cross axial ridge stack. Roof hipped out over lean-tos. Stack to right. Similar openings on returns. To rear as at opposite end with a central recessed entrance. Additional entrance to left in early lean-to. Interior not inspected. (L. Stone in Studies for Sir John Summerson, The County Seat, ed. Colvin/Harris. 1970: J. Brushe, Architectural History, vol.24, 1981: Pevsner 1977: Country Life 11 and 18/1/1936).

Listing NGR: TL2937812512

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)
'Architectural History' in Architectural History, , Vol. 24, (1981)
'Country Life' in 11 January, (1936)
'Country Life' in 18 January, (1936)
'The Country Seat Studies in the History of the British Country House' in The Country Seat Studies in the History of the British Country House, (1970)
'The Country Seat Studies in the History of the British Country House' in The Country Seat Studies in the History of the British Country House, (1970)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 21 Hertfordshire,

National Grid Reference: TL 29378 12512

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