LITTLE MARCHMONT MARCHMONT HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1078042

Date first listed: 18-Jun-1948

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Feb-1977

Statutory Address: LITTLE MARCHMONT, PICCOTT'S END

Statutory Address: MARCHMONT HOUSE, 57, PICCOTT'S END

Map

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MARCHMONT HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address: LITTLE MARCHMONT, PICCOTT'S END

Statutory Address: MARCHMONT HOUSE, 57, PICCOTT'S END

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: TL 05288 08612

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 355634

Legacy System: LBS

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