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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: 1103650



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aldenham

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: 164062

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TQ 19 NE ALDENHAM BACK LANE (Northeast side) Letchmore Heath

7/15 Apple Tree Cottage - and Vernon Cottage

- II

Former house, now 2 dwellings. C16, floored and heated in C17, refronted late C18 and early to mid C19, extended later C19, altered C20. Timber frame, largely cased and extended in brick, whitewashed. Tiled roofs. Apple Tree Cottage to left is most of original 3 bay hall. 1 storey and attic. Entrance to right with gabled hood. C20 casement to left, slightly cambered head. 2 light dormer. Left gable end: exposed frame, jowled posts, rail, studs, tie beam, queen struts to collar clasping purlins. Two 4-light casements. Short wing projects to rear with external stack with offsets to left. Attached to right is Vernon Cottage which incorporates part of original building. Front wall set back behind brick front of Apple Tree Cottage. C20 casements below an added gable. Entrance in mid to late C19 extension to right. Interior not inspected. (Herts Archaeology, vol.6, 1978, p.78).

Listing NGR: TQ1521797844

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Hertfordshire Archaeology' in Hertfordshire Archaeology, , Vol. 6, (1978), 78

National Grid Reference: TQ 15217 97844


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