MONKS FITCHETT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1102678

Date first listed: 19-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: MONKS FITCHETT, 2, KITS LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MONKS FITCHETT, 2, KITS LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Wallington

National Grid Reference: TL 29242 33839

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TL 23 SE WALLINGTON KITS LANE (North side) 6/143 No. 2 - (Monks Fitchett)

GV II

House, late C17 altered and extended. Timber frame, pargetted plaster. Wood bark tiles on steeply pitched roof, originally thatched. Yellow brick stacks. Two cell cottage with central entrance, extended by one bay to left. 2 storeys, 3 windows. 2 right hand first floor windows are 3 light lattice casements. Timber door. Cross axial ridge stack to left where original cottage ended. Stack in right end wall on rear pitch. Wall plate visible in right return wall. Small extension to rear left. Interior not inspected. George Orwell lived and served as the village grocer here between 1936 and 1940, owning the house until 1947. From Wallington must come 'Willingdon', the setting for Animal Farm.

Listing NGR: TL2924233839

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 162276

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Orwell, G, Animal Farm, (1945)

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