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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: 1102424



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Preston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162880

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9/88 Reeves Cottage


House. Late medieval open hall house, chimney stack and floors inserted in early C17, front lean-to extension C18, S end extension 1970s. Timber frame, roughcast with steep old red tiled roof carried down as catslide over front extension. A 16 storeys house facing E with canted bay window with hipped tiled roof to left of door and lean-to red brick extension on right. A 3-lights and single-light box dormer at eaves. Boarded door under flat hood on shaped brackets. Large internal chimney, with corbelled cap, a third from N end. Small projecting S gable stack flanked by a window on each side on each floor. Interior has exposed frame, axial beams. Fragmentary evidence of a 2-bays open hall with smoke blackened rafters remaining. House was presumably larger. Bar and hollow stops to inserted beam in N room similar to stops on lintels to back-to-back fireplaces in stack built around the central truss. Formerly called Hill Farm Cottage. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1807624301

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National Grid Reference: TL 18076 24301


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