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

Dacorum (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 04762 15577


FLAMSTEAD ROE END LANE TL 01 NW (South side) 1/52 Spring Cottage - - II

House. '1777' carefully cut in beam in E room, parallel N wing late C20. Timber frame exposed at gable ends with painted brick infill, painted brick S front, red brick rear block in stretcher-bond, steep old red tile parallel roofs. A 2-storeys, 3-bays, end chimneys plan house facing S with C20 similar block at rear facing road. Lean-to W end outshut. S front nearly symmetrical with 3 1st floor windows and door in middle. 3-, 2-, 3-lights small panes casement windows. Segmental arches to ground floor. Panelled door central with moulded surround, pilasters, and full entablature. Glazed fanlight and panelled reveals. N block facing road has 2 windows to each storey and recess over central door. 3-light casement windows and plank door. Small windows flank internal E gable chimney. Clasped-purlin roof structure with queen-struts below collar in gable trusses. Later external W gable chimney in S slope. Interior has unusual plan with opposed doors, stair in middle bay open to E bay main room with chamfered cross-beam with inscription and only large fireplace. Axial beam in W bay originally unheated. Formerly Shepherd's Cottage for shepherd of Beechwood Estate. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0476215577


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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: 31 Jan 2005
Reference: IOE01/13832/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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