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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: 1103221



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Holwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jan-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163031

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9/21 Rectory Gate Cottage 19.1.83 - II

House. Early C17, probably a crosswing to a house probably extending to N, N wing 1952, E extension 1981. Timber frame on low black plinth, roughcast exterior with steep thatched roofs and decorative ridges. Extensions in matching form and finishes. C17 part of 2-storeys and 2 structural bays, facing S, set back from road to W. Front has 2 3-light flush casement windows to 1st floor, C20 gabled enclosed porch to LH and casement window to RH. Large projecting E gable chimney now enclosed in matching small 2-storeys extension to E. W gable to road has scalloped bargeboard, a canted casement bay window with hipped red tile roof, 2-light casement window over, a single light small stair window, and lower 1 1/2-storeys N rear wing with 2-light casement window and eyebrow dormer over. Interior has exposed timber framing with close-studding to 1st floor, stepped-jowl posts, convex curved tension braces to corners, straight braces to tie-beams, clasped-purlin roof with straight wind-braces, tie-beam and collar trusses with straight inclined queen- struts, heavy cross-beam to floor and axial chamfered beams with hollow stops. Narrow C17 brick on chimney in English-bond with tumbled offsets.

Listing NGR: TL1651133164

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National Grid Reference: TL 16511 33164


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