THE OLD COTTAGE RESTAURANT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1100448
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
02-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
THE OLD COTTAGE RESTAURANT, 18, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD COTTAGE RESTAURANT, 18, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Dacorum (District Authority)
Parish:
Kings Langley
National Grid Reference:
TL 07157 02762

Details

KINGS LANGLEY HIGH STREET TL 0702 (West side) 13/142 No. 18 (The Old 26.1.67 Cottage Restaurant) (formerly listed as No 18)

GV II

House, now a restaurant. C16 or earlier N crosswing, C17 short S hall range, early C18 red brick casing to ground floor front and rear gable. Timber frame with wide storey-height plastered panels at front, brick nogged on rear wall of hall range, red brick to front ground floor and rear gable, gable triangles hung with scalloped tiles. Steep old red tile roofs, hipped with gablet around S gable formerly external chimney with diagonal square shafts and moulded caps. A small T-plan house of 2 storeys with a cellar and part loft in the crosswing. E front facing street has gabled wing on RH flush with front of S range. One window to each floor in each part. LH part has flush 3-light cast iron lattice casements: RH part has similar 1st floor window but an early C18 small paned sash window of 3 equal lights to ground floor with trellis porch and door into end of crosswing on LH. Front possibly extended in early C19 about 1m to S. 3 early C18 narrow flush sash windows at 1st floor rear of crosswing (one blocked). Interior has heavy timbers with jowled posts and curved tension braces, large curved braces to cambered tie- beams of clasped purlin roof in 2-bay crosswing. Lower S hall range butted to crosswing has a cambered tie-beam, jowled posts and shutter rebate in wallplate at rear. Moulded mitred panelling engraved 'NK 1569 MK' flanked by scratch moulded panelling probably came from the former Manor House demolished in C19. C18 panelling to ground floor rooms with moulded cornice and heavy surround with moulded shelf to S room. Axial beam chamfered with bar stops.6-panel fielded door to left of fireplace. 2-panel door to stair in crosswing. Rebated timber frame for small cupboard in each jamb of fireplace. (RCHM(1911)135 No. 4: KLLHMS report 1979 in NMR).

Listing NGR: TL0715702762

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
157673
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Kings Langley Local History and Museum Society Report' in Kings Langley Local History and Museum Society Report, (1979)
Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03498/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Skinner. Source Historic England Archive
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