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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 01798 03488


BOVINGDON CHIPPERFIELD ROAD TL 0103 (North side) 10/6 No. 27 - (Forge Cottage)

- II

House. C16, floor and chimney C17, NW extension C18/C19, E part C20. Timber frame brick nogged, later parts brick, front plastered and lined as ashlar. Steep old red tile roofs with 3 changes of height along front. A complex 4-cells, 2 storeys, internal chimney plan house facing S, with former baffle entry and stair turret behind chimney. Complex large 3-stepped chimney rises in rear slope of roof. 4 windows on each floor on S front in irregular arrangement. 3-light cast iron small paned casements on each floor. Battened door under lean-to tiled porch leads into stair hall of C20 E extension. Axial chamfered floor beam in first room on LH, with chamfered and stopped joists. Beyond massive chimney a higher room with chamfered floor beams and square joists. Jowled posts and cambered tie-beam. Wide panels in wall framing. Curved braces to tie beams. Curved wind-braces to clasped purlin queen-struts and collar truss. Thick old floor tiles stamped with cross on a shield. Rear outshut with catslide roof, and large late external chimneys at rear NW and at W gable. Boxmoor grazing rights plaque No. 583 (No. 582 screwed to back door). (Roberts(1975)No. 10).

Listing NGR: TL0179803488


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Roberts, E, The Bovingdon Survey


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: 23 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15372/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Sidell. Source Historic England Archive
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