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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: 1307672



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Standon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Nov-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161155

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Standon TL 39 22 STANDON PAPER MILL LANE (south side)

7/21 Church End Cottages (Nos 1, and 2) 24.1.67 Formerly listed under High Street)


2 almshouses. C17 origin, enlarged and Gothicised in early C19. Timber frame roughcast. Red brick front wings with diaper of black headers and similar facing to front wall between. Steep old red tile roofs, fish scale tiles to oriel windows. One and a half storeys U-shaped building facing N with 2 gabled wings at front of older E-W range. W front wing (No 2) now rendered. Gothic detailing fretted bargeboards and Tudor style door frames. Canted oriel with hexagonal-paned cast iron casements on the end of each wing and large external lateral chimneys. Mullioned window and Tudor arched doorway in centre with blind loop-window on right of window and gabled 2-light dormer over. Central chimney to main range with elaborate facade to each end gable. 3-light mullioned window with additional small central top light, all under a stepped moulded cornice. Plank door in moulded wooden doorcase with 4-centred Tudor head and carved spandrels. Gothic cast iron casement window beside door. A picturesque group of ornamental almshouses.

Listing NGR: TL3959122161

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National Grid Reference: TL 39591 22161


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