This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TQ 1395 BUSHEY HIGH STREET (South side) Bushey
13/113 No. 35 22.10.79 (Ivy House)
House, now offices. Possibly c.1680 as on rainwater head or early C18.
Extended mid C18 and early to mid C19. Further extended early and late C20. Red brick, some stone dressings. Tiled roofs. 2 storeys. 7 bay front: 3 builds, 1:3:3, original block in middle, mid C18 block to right, early to mid C19 bay to left. Mid C18 block has entrance to left: 2 steps up to 6-panelled door, Gothic tracery to semi-circular fanlight, panelled reveals, doorcase with brackets to frieze panels with urns to dentilled open pediment. Flush frame glazing bar sashes in moulded architraves, stone sills, gauged brick flat arched heads. Plinth, dentilled brick eaves. Double span hipped roof. Original 3 bays to left are set back slightly. Smaller sashes. First floor: blind window to centre, 8 panes to left. Lower dentilled eaves. Cross axial stack to right. Gabled C19 bay to left projecting forward, sashes, 2 ground floor, 1 on first floor with a stone key block. Blind oculus in gable.
Diagonally set brick course to gable. Left end stack. C19 block extends to rear left at an angle. Right return: continuous plinth and dentilled eaves. 2 large extruded stacks with offsets and oversailing. Reset rainwater head with date 1680. To rear: glazing bar sashes, dentilled eaves. 2 gables to rear right. Link to C20 addition. Interior not inspected. (RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TQ1315395250
© Mr V. M. Geduld. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Geduld, V. M.
Rights Holder: Geduld, V. M.
Brick, Stone, Tile, Stuart House, Georgian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Rainwater Head, Water Supply And Drainage, Office, Unassigned, Building
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