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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: 1102678



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wallington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162276

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


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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 29242 33839


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