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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.


List entry Number: 1100452



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bovingdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Feb-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157581

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BOVINGDON WATER LANE TL 00 SW (West side) 6/54 The Acorn 21.2.84


House. Early C17, E part late C18. Timber frame infilled with painted brick, ground floor cased in painted brick, brick built E part. Steep old red tile roofs with catslide outshut to rear (N) of E extension overlapping older part to W. A 2-storeys, 2 cells, internal chimney plan older house probably with central lobby entry originally, but taller 2 storeys E extension provided a new entrance and E room. 2 C19 casements to each floor of the house front and flush segmental brick arched casements in the extension. The timber frame is exposed internally on both floors of the house. The upper floor extends into the roof space where the lower parts of queen-post trusses and braced purlins are visible. Living and dining rooms have exposed beams, the dining room with exposed ceiling joists. Timber lintels to both original fireplaces but dining room fireplace infilled.

Listing NGR: TL0166502314

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National Grid Reference: TL 01665 02314


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