RIVER COTTAGE BY THE FOOTBRIDGE OVER THE NEW RIVER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356119
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1983
Statutory Address:
RIVER COTTAGE BY THE FOOTBRIDGE OVER THE NEW RIVER, ST JOHNS LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
RIVER COTTAGE BY THE FOOTBRIDGE OVER THE NEW RIVER, ST JOHNS LANE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Amwell
National Grid Reference:
TL 37237 12532

Details

GREAT AMWELL ST JOHNS LANE TL 3712 (north side) Great Amwell village 12/11 River Cottage by the footbridge over The New River

GV II

House. C17 remodelled in early C19 (probably c1811) by W C Mylne as his house, altered 1891 by Robert Mylne (date and initials on plastered chimney). Oldest part probably timerframed, cased in red brick. Newer parts buff brick. Steep old red tile roofs with sinuous C19 bargeboards to gables on each face. A 2-storeys L-shaped house facing W. Front has an old red brick gabled wing on the right with sinuous bargeboard and tilehung apex to gable and 3-light window over square tiled bay window, and a tiled gable porch. Buff brick wing extending to left has a 3-light window on each floor, the lower with segmental red brick arch, and an internal gable chimney with decorative terra-cotta pots. Projecting gable on N side of rear wing has Mylne crest on an oval plaque, as at The Flint House q.v. Formerly the farmhouse of Thorpe's Farm figuring in many C18 topographical drawings of Amwell. A very picturesque Cottage Ornee associated with the Mylne family. Part of the landscaped composition at Amwell Road.

Listing NGR: TL3723712532

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
355873
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 21 Hertfordshire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06020/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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