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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: 1100489



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: 157569

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BOVINGDON VENUS HILL TL 00 SW (South side) 6/42 Mauldens Cottage -

- II

House. Early C17, rear extensions later C20. Timber frame on chamfered stuccoed sill, with red brick and painted brick infill between exposed timber frame. Ground floor stuccoed. Steep old red tile roof half-hipped with gablets. A 2-storeys, 2 cells, internal chimney, lobby-entry plan house facing N with 1½ storeys gabled porch and 2 front windows to each floor. Flush casement windows with lattice leaded glazing. Timber frame has jowled posts and end walls have wide storey-height panels. Front nearly symmetrical with half-height rail and narrower panels on 1st floor. Convex tension braces in frame and convex brace in porch. Chimney of 2 staggered square conjoined shafts. Unusually complete interior with moulded and stopped joists and axial floor beams, ledged plank doors on iron hooks and bands, carpenters assembly numbers, and wide fireplace to E room has 3 small recesses and an oven with iron door. The stair to rear of chimney now rises from E room but may originally have risen from smaller W room. Cast iron Boxmoor grazing rights plaque no. 614. (Roberts(1975)No.34).

Listing NGR: TL0098401860

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Roberts, E, The Bovingdon Survey

National Grid Reference: TL 01001 01864


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