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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: 1078749



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Amwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355885

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11/1 Amwellbury


House. C18 containing the core of an earlier timberframed house (large extension of c1800 demolished after 1945). 2-storeys irregular small house of a red brick cased, main range roughcast on garden front (E) with a shallower C18 red brick parallel range built on the front creating a double-pile plan. Parellel old red tiled roofs with boxed eaves, hipped to N but gabled to S. Large gable chimney to main range and smaller chimney in valley between ranges nearer N end. Irregular C19 and C20 small extensions to S. Formerly symmetrical 3-window W front with slightly recessed sash windows with 6/6 panes and early C19 blind boxes. Ghost of pedimented doorcase over blocked opening on right. Present doorway with flanking sash window linked under moulded cornice with segmental pediment on left. Early C19 projecting single- storey brick bay with hipped tiled roof and triple-sash window. 3 fine terracotta decorative chimney pots by door, from c1800 extension. An historic house containing the core of old Amwellbury. Part of a picturesque group with Amwellbury Farmhouse and the dovecote (Pevsner (1977) 150: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3642612933

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977), 150

National Grid Reference: TL 36478 12919


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