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FIR TREE COTTAGE

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.

Name: FIR TREE COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1102426

Location

FIR TREE COTTAGE, THE GREEN

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162883

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TL 17981 24716

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