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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: 1103583



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Elstree and Borehamwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Aug-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164201

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TQ 1795 ELSTREE ALDENHAM ROAD (Northeast side) Elstree

14/152 Nos. 1 and 2 - Butterfield Cottages

- II

Pair of estate cottages to Aldenham House, Butterfly Lane, Aldenham (q.v.). 1878-9. By W Butterfield for H.H. Gibbs, Lord Aldenham. Brick, some stone dressings, some sham timber framing applied to render. Tiled roof. Domestic Revival Style. 2 storeys. Central entrances, that to right with a C20 porch addition, flanking slightly projecting wings under hipped gables. Rubbed brick heads and stone hood moulds over openings. Casements. Staircase windows with segmental heads. Hipped dormer breaks eaves over left entrance. Sham timber framing to first floor of wings in which are 2 tall windows. Stacks to rear in return angles of wings have stone offsets. Return and rear elevations have burnt brick diamond patterning and sham timbering continued from front at upper level.Cusped bargeboards to gabled wings and central hipped dormer to rear. Interior not inspected. (P. Thompson, William Butterfield, 1971).

Listing NGR: TQ1714795874

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Thompson, P, William Butterfield Victorian Architect, (1971)

National Grid Reference: TQ 17147 95874


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