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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: 1101288



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cottered

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jul-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159839

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TL 3129 COTTERED BALDOCK ROAD (south side)

5/10 The Town House (formerly listed as Church Cottage) 22.2.67 GV II

Block of 3 almshouses, now one house. '1767' cut in brick beside central cartouche. For Rev. Angel Chauncy who left £200 to build a house for the poor to replace properties in the churchyard. Red brick 'with black headers, fine red brick dressings and dentilled eaves cornice, rusticated stone quoins and central cartouche, and steep old red tile roof, extending as a catslide over the continuous rear outshut. A large, one and a half storeys building facing E. Symmetrical E front with central door under stone cartouche carved with arms. 6 windows (the outer ones formerly doors). Segmental arches to 2-light headed casements. 3 hipped dormers, similar at rear. 2 central red brick chimneys (VCH (1914) 232).

Listing NGR: TL3167929283

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1914), 232

National Grid Reference: TL 31679 29283


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