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WORMLEYBURY

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.

Name: WORMLEYBURY

List entry Number: 1100541

Location

WORMLEYBURY, CHURCH LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Broxbourne

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 13-Apr-1961

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157391

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. 5251 HODDESDON Wormley CHURCH LANE (south side) Wormley Wormleybury TL 30NE 3/21 13.4.61 (Formerly listed under Wormley)

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2. 1767-9 and 1781-2 by Robert Mylne for Sir Abraham Hume, a rebuilding of a 1734 house. Interior decoration 1777-9 by Robert Adam. Brown brick exterior with gauged red brick window lintels. Stone portico and steps. Stucco basement and dressings. Two and a half storeys over basement. 1st floor and attic cornice bands. 2:3:2 window facade. Recessed sashes. Slightly recessed centre with giant, Ionic, tetrastyle pedimented portico. Garden elevation has full-height, central, canted bay window. Interior has 3 rooms by Adam: entrance hall with Roman Doric attached. columns and aedicules; drawing room with painted roundels by Angelica Kauffman; and staircase with oval dome, 1st floor gallery and raised stucco panels to walls. Service courtyard on W entered through clock tower arch: square plan, tunnel-vaulted, the 1st floor with slightly projecting pedimented clock and window panels. Octagonal bell turret with ogee leaded cupola on square weatherboarded base. (Country Life 30.1.15; Pevsner (1977) ).



Listing NGR: TL3555505791

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)
'Country Life' in 30 January, (1915)

National Grid Reference: TL 35575 05783

Map

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