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Langley End Cottage

Gazetteer No. G0227

Date 1911

Address Langley End Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 7PT England


House. Circa 1911 by E.L. Lutyens for Mrs. Fenwick as part of the scheme at Hill End (now Langley End). Narrow dark red brick in stretcher bond with light red brick dressings. Steep handmade tile roofs with bellcast at eaves and continuous tile corbel below eaves. Tile lintel and drip to some windows. A small T-plan asymetrical house with short 1½-storeys S wing and long single-storey narrower N range with entrance on its S side to E of S wing. Flush white painted wooden casement windows with small panes and heavy glazing bars. 4-lights window in E gable, 2-lights in S gable with 3-lights over. Swept tiled valleys to roof. Large internal square chimney to N end of S wing and similar to ridge in E part of N range. Each has clasping corner pilasters and waisted top. (Historic England, list entry 1347459)

Barn. C17/C18. Timber frame on tarred brick plinth, dark weatherboarded, with steep old red tile roof carried down over lower part to rear. Applied white-painted boards on external gable tops representing a V-shaped roof-truss possibly added by E.L. Lutyens c.1911 when building surrounding groups at Hill End (now Langley End). A tall 3-bays barn facing E, with large double doors in middle and small inserted boarded garage door in S bay. 2 purlins to each roofslope. Separate entrance and window at N to rear outshut. Included for group value. (Historic England, list entry 1102455)


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1102455 1347459