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

North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
King's Walden
National Grid Reference:
TL 15137 22141


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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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 04 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04749/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gary C. Churchman. Source Historic England Archive
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