WHITE HART COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1100475
Date first listed:
02-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
WHITE HART COTTAGE, CHESHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WHITE HART COTTAGE, CHESHAM ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Dacorum (District Authority)
Parish:
Bovingdon
National Grid Reference:
TL 00597 03254

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
157534
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Roberts, E, The Bovingdon Survey

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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