FORGE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1100476
Date first listed:
02-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
FORGE COTTAGE, CHIPPERFIELD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORGE COTTAGE, CHIPPERFIELD 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 01798 03488

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
157535
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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Date: 23 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15372/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Sidell. Source Historic England Archive
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