MAULDENS COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1100489
Date first listed:
02-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
MAULDENS COTTAGE, VENUS HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
MAULDENS COTTAGE, VENUS HILL

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 01001 01864

Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
157569
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: 18 Oct 1999
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