Thursday, February 22, 2024

Locking up a constable

Midsomer Murders-esque cottage for sale – complete with something that would be most useful to Inspector Barnaby

 

Midsomer Murders was filmed primarily in the Home Counties. A cottage – which could easily have served as a location in the popular television detective series – next to Chorleywood Common in Hertfordshire that is for sale there currently comes with just what the programme’s main character, Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby, would need – a lockup previously used by the village constable.

 

Situated on an elevated plot with views over the village of Chorleywood itself, Grade II listed Constables Cottage – situated on a road with a name worthy of something out of Midsomer, Dog Kennel Lane – has been used as a public house and a policeman’s house. It includes a former cell that has been converted to what selling agents John Roberts & Co. call a “lockup or garden room” and in addition, the 2,643 square foot property also includes 4 reception rooms, a conservatory and 4 bedrooms.

 

Dating to the mid-to-late 17th century and presented in a traditional style, Constables Cottage is in need of updating and “offers scope for enlargement”. The longsuffering Mrs Barnaby, a woman with a desire to live in a picturesque Midsomer village, would definitely find it appealing.

 

Constables Cottage is on the market for £1.5 million ($2 million or €1.8 million).

Locking up a constable – Cottage for sale with a cell – Constables Cottage, Dog Kennel Lane, Chorleywood Common, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5EL – £1.5 million or $2 million or €1.8 million – John Roberts & Co.
Locking up a constable – An aerial view of Constables Cottage, Dog Kennel Lane, Chorleywood Common, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5EL
Locking up a constable – Cottage for sale with a cell – Constables Cottage, Dog Kennel Lane, Chorleywood Common, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5EL – £1.5 million or $2 million or €1.8 million – John Roberts & Co.
Jane Wymark as Joyce Barnaby and John Nettles as Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby
Locking up a constable – Cottage for sale with a cell – Constables Cottage, Dog Kennel Lane, Chorleywood Common, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5EL – £1.5 million or $2 million or €1.8 million – John Roberts & Co.
A reception room that would not look out of place as a set in the television series
Locking up a constable – Cottage for sale with a cell – Constables Cottage, Dog Kennel Lane, Chorleywood Common, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5EL – £1.5 million or $2 million or €1.8 million – John Roberts & Co.
The entrance hallway and staircase
Locking up a constable – Cottage for sale with a cell – Constables Cottage, Dog Kennel Lane, Chorleywood Common, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5EL – £1.5 million or $2 million or €1.8 million – John Roberts & Co.
The kitchen is in need of replacement
Locking up a constable – Cottage for sale with a cell – Constables Cottage, Dog Kennel Lane, Chorleywood Common, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5EL – £1.5 million or $2 million or €1.8 million – John Roberts & Co.
There is also a modern conservatory
Locking up a constable – Cottage for sale with a cell – Constables Cottage, Dog Kennel Lane, Chorleywood Common, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5EL – £1.5 million or $2 million or €1.8 million – John Roberts & Co.
One of four bedrooms
Locking up a constable – Cottage for sale with a cell – Constables Cottage, Dog Kennel Lane, Chorleywood Common, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5EL – £1.5 million or $2 million or €1.8 million – John Roberts & Co.
The rear of the house and the former police cell in the foreground
Locking up a constable – Cottage for sale with a cell – Constables Cottage, Dog Kennel Lane, Chorleywood Common, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5EL – £1.5 million or $2 million or €1.8 million – John Roberts & Co.
A true chocolate box cottage if ever there were one

 

 

Subscribe to our free once daily email newsletter here:[wysija_form id=”2″]

 

The Steeple Times
The Steeple Times
We research and background check our articles. If you believe we have made and error in some detail please get in touch, we seek always to write the truth and stand against a press owned by a self selected few. Please help us, we will accept all your likes, subscriptions and anonymous suport. The Editor and his team at the Steeple Times.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

£1 per week Supports The Steeple Times

Help journalism to remain honest & independent. You can make a difference to the world today.

3,573FansLike
2,068FollowersFollow
16,731FollowersFollow
4,962SubscribersSubscribe

Subscribe For DAILY NEWS

Please subscribe, like and share this unique site, it helps us tremendously. The Steeple Times in return will send you an email at noon each and everyday, that we sincerely hope you will enjoy & look forward to seeing in your inbox.

AD
Advertisement

Trending Now

A Question Of Tyres And Tires

Matthew Steeples assesses the debate between “tyres” and “tires” and finds “attire” to form the key to the answer to a topic that has bizarrely incensed ‘Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells’ types for decades.

Most Popular Articles

The Phil & Matt Show

Phillip Schofield filmed smoking shisha with his alleged ex-lover Matt McGreevy (and pictured in bed thereafter); another image shows the pair together in photograph...

Was Mucky Minx Meghan Markle A ‘Yacht Girl’ For ‘Randy Andy’?

As author Kirby Sommers suggests that the then Meghan Markle likely spent time with Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein before she met Prince Harry, we again highlight the mucky, murkiness and mendacious manner of this alleged “yacht girl.”

SchofieldLite

‘Politicalite’ suggest Phillip Schofield orchestrated his ‘mass coming out’ after a former ‘This Morning’ runner had gone to the press about a supposed relationship...

Meddling Meghan Markle Expose – Attwood, Hopkins & Steeples

Expose interview with Matthew Steeples by Shaun Attwood and Jennifer Hopkins about the former Meghan Markle watched over 73,000 times in 16 hours since it aired; Steeples condemns hapless Prince Harry and his meddling menace wife.

Ampika Pickston

Oldham born divorcee and former glamour model Ampika Pickston describes herself as “feisty, fun loving and warm hearted”. Now based in Hale Barns, Cheshire...

Justice for James Scurlock

Power of social media proven after senseless killing of James Scurlock in Omaha, Nebraska allegedly by a controversial bar owner named Jake Gardner who has been photographed with Donald Trump.
[td_block_6 custom_title="Most Liked..." sort="popular7"]