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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: 1100475



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: 02-Dec-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157534

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BOVINGDON CHESHAM ROAD TL 00 SW (South side) Whitehart Cross 6/5 White Hart Cottage -

- II

2 houses, now one house. Early C18 probably incorporating older timber frame ('AD 1717' deeply cut into brick to left of N door), lower W extension and alterations later C20. Red brick in English-bond, some black headers and Flemish bond to E gable. Flint walled W extension. Steep old red tile roof with catslide to rear outshut. A pair of adjoining 1½ storeys houses at crossroads facing S. A gabled dormer window at the eaves to each half and a wide and a narrow small-paned casement window under segmental arch to each house. The narrow windows side by side in middle replace the former front doors. Large external E gable chimney with offsets and oven under tiled roof. Similar W gable chimney removed in C20. 2-bays roof structure and crossbeam for former partition between houses. Tithe Map of 1838 shows 2 houses with small gable outshuts. Interior has exposed beams, open fireplace with bake oven lacking only wooden door. 2 gabled dormers also on rear roofslope. (Robert(1975)no. 7).

Listing NGR: TL0059703254

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Roberts, E, The Bovingdon Survey

National Grid Reference: TL 00597 03254


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