FIR TREE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1102426
Date first listed:
08-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
FIR TREE COTTAGE, THE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
FIR TREE COTTAGE, THE GREEN

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Preston
National Grid Reference:
TL 17981 24716

Details

TL 1724 PRESTON THE GREEN (West side)

8/91 Fig Tree Cottage

GV II

House. C16 former open hall house, floor and chimney inserted in late C16, S bay with its rear outshut probably C17, C18 brick casing of walls with wall heightened in framing to 2-storeys in older part of house. Timber frame roughcast with ground floor front of red brick in Flemish-bond. Steep old red tile roof, part of rear slope slated. A 2-storeys house facing E, partly overlapped at N by a low link and Vine Cottage. 2 windows on each floor. 3-lights flush casement windows with rectangular quarries in the leaded glazing. Canted oriel window to left of battened front door. Small window to right of door. Internal chimney a third from N end marking the older part of the house. Internal gable chimney added to formerly unheated S bay. Interior has studs on former S wall of hall exposed as a screen with peg hole in post for bench support. Elaborate moulded axial beam with central roll, and ogee, reserved chamfer and hollow on each side. Scratch moulding on soffit of joists. Beam carried on post rather than jointed into horizontal timbers of original frame. A 2-bays hall originally. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1798124716

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
162883
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 21 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04976/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ron Walker. Source Historic England Archive
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