THE COW ROAST INN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1077985

Date first listed: 29-May-1986

Statutory Address: THE COW ROAST INN, COW ROAST

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE COW ROAST INN, COW ROAST

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum (District Authority)

Parish: Wigginton

National Grid Reference: SP 95762 10281

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History

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Details

WIGGINTON COW ROAST SP 91 SE (South side) 5/160 - The Cow Roast Inn - II House, now an inn. C17 or earlier, C17 E wing, brick cased in C18, early C19 SE wing projecting to E, C19 parallel rear (S) extension to original W range. Timber frame, brick cased and roughcast. Exposed C18 red brick and C19 buff brick on W gable. Hipped slate roof to W range with plastered eaves soffit, steep red tile roof to E wing. A 2-storeys L-shaped building facing N withlong projecting front wing enclosing E side of forecourt, and entrance now in the angle, into flat wing. Painted black plinth. 3-light casement windows set nearly flush. 6-panel door with pitched hood on shaped brackets. 2 windows to each floor to each wing. Large internal chimney to W range, rear-wall E chimney to S part of E wing and N gable internal chimney. Interior has exposed framing, chamfered and stopped axial beam and fireplace lintel to wide fireplace in W range, with recess for oven. The name is said to indicate a resting place for drovers taking cows to the London market.

Listing NGR: SP9576210281

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 355797

Legacy System: LBS

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