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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: 1078042



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Jun-1948

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Feb-1977

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355634

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PICCOTT'S END 1. 5252 (West Side) No 57, (Marchmont House) and Little Marchmont, (Formerly listed as TL 0508 3/1 18.6.48 Marchmont House) TL 0508 3/lA

II* GV 2. Late C18 small country house. Stucco, Neoclassical style, L plan. Low pitched Welsh slated roof with cornice, pediments to road and garden fronts with semi-circular windows in tympana. 2 storeys and attics, entrance front. 2 storey semi-circular bow on right, 3:3 sash windows with glazing bars in reveals. Ground floor pair of 3 light windows under segmental panels flanking recessed porch with Greek Doric columns beneath frieze cornice and segmental panel. 2 fold 6-panelled door with metal grilles to marginal lights. 2 storey 5 window separate dwelling at right angles was former back wing. Garden front trellis verandah, now glazed. Interior contains good original details: friezes and cornices, staircase, north ground floor room elliptical niche, fluted Roman Ionic pilasters, 2 medallion plaques. Home of the third Earl of Marchmont (1708-94), statesman, friend of Pope and Bolingbroke.

No 57 (Marchmont House), Little Marchmont, Outbuilding (former stables) and Gate Piers form a group.

Listing NGR: TL0477609116

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National Grid Reference: TL 05288 08612


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