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© Mr A. Gude

IoE Number: 355873
Location: THORPE'S FARM, ST JOHNS LANE (north side)
  GREAT AMWELL, EAST HERTFORDSHIRE, HERTFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Mr A. Gude
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 30 September 1983
Date of last amendment: 30 September 1983
Grade II

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GREAT AMWELLST JOHNS LANETL 3712(north side)Great Amwell village12/11River Cottage

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.

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