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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: 1102443



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: King's Walden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1978

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Feb-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162826

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TL 12 SE KINGS WALDEN OXFORD ROAD (North side) Breachwood Green 4/34 Meadow Cottage (formerly listed as 22.3.78 Nos 7 and 9)


House. Early C17. Timber frame roughcast, red brick ground floor at front and narrow stair extension at W end. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys, 3-cells, internal-chimney, lobby-entry plan house facing S with small 2-storeys gabled rear wing a third from E end. Large chimney at ridge a third from W end with entrance and gabled porch in line to front and former winding stair position behind. S front has 3 windows to each floor - flush casement windows of 3-lights (2-lights to 1st floor W). Battened door in gabled tiled porch. Interior has axial chamfered beams (bar stop to middle room), back-to-back open fireplaces to main chimney. Former unheated parlour at W has C19 external gable chimney and fireplaces added. Rear wing of 2 bays with external gable chimney and present stair. Painted plaster on E wall of chamber over middle room with large panel inscribed 'In the Deity trust/let mee not be ashamed'. Apparently not from Authorised Version.

Listing NGR: TL1513722141

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National Grid Reference: TL 15137 22141


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