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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: 1175297



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cottered

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jul-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159874

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3/11 Rumbolds (formerly listed under General) 22.2.67

- II*

House. Early C16 open hall house, altered in C17, restored in 1950s. Timber frame on brick sill, roughcast with weatherboarding to lower part of W gable and steep thatched roof,half-hipped at W,with eaves stepping down from E to W at rear. A one and a half storeys, T-plan house facing N with a projecting 2-storeys, jettied E crosswing. Dramatically picturesque aspect from lane to W. Large central chimney with 2 diagonal shafts a third from W end, with lobby entrance. E wing has 2 rooms entered by twin doors from screens passage, one with 4-centred head, and stair at rear. Late C17 W bay of 2 storeys added with chimney also serving hall. Floor in hall inserted on moulded axial beam. C18 bread oven added to N end room (probably kitchen). N front has 3 brackets to the jetty of the E wing, and 2 dormers at the eaves flanking the door. 3-light flush casement window to left of door. 3 small flush casement windows with small panes to rear (S), and door opposite the chimney. Hall fireplace has splayed rear corners. Reversed curved bracing in E wing. Crown-post roof with struts to collar purlin. An impressive and picturesque late medieval house. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3254628500

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National Grid Reference: TL 32548 28501


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