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Statutory Address:

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

Dacorum (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 07895 14663


FLAMSTEAD RIVER HILL TL 0714 (West side) 9/48 Verlam Cottage - GV II

House, sometime 4 cottages, now one house. Early C17, brick cased and subdivided in late C18, rear wing and made again into one house in later C20. Timber frame, red brick ground floor walls in Flemish-bond, upper floor cased in brick-on-edge. Steep old red tile roof. A 2-storeys 6-windows long house, set well back from street, facing E, with catslide rear outshut and lower gabled rear wing with porch and new entrance in rear angle. E front has 6 2-lights small-pane sliding Yorkshire casements under the eaves. 4 3-lights similar windows to ground floor with cambered arches. Similar arches to 2 blocked and 2 plank doors in heavy frames. Rear has cast-iron small-pane, casements in heavy wooden frames. 2 large square internal chimneys the southern chimney older and probably the survivor of a 3 cells lobby-entry C17 plan arrangement. Interior has chamfered axial beams with hollow stops. Jowled posts and clasped-purlin roof with straight wind-braces and squint-butted scarf joint in wallplate.

Listing NGR: TL0789514663


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

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Date: 01 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05066/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ronald Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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