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17, MOOR LANE

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: 17, MOOR LANE

List entry Number: 1100857

Location

17, MOOR LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1972

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158834

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 09 SE RICKMANSWORTH MOOR LANE (North side) Rickmansworth

9/190 No. 17 27.7.72

II

House, former lodge/tea pavilion to Moor Park (q.v.). 1763-5. Said to have been designed by Robert Adam for Sir L. Dundas, extended C19 and C20. Brick with stone dressings. Tiled roof, originally thatched. Built as an octagonal block with a link to a square block. 1 storey with attic to square block. C20 leaded casements throughout. Entrance with later timber and tiled porch to left on link with 2 light casement to right. Octagonal block has round-headed windows on 3 sides, gauged brick arches. All around the building runs a stone impost band with frosted rustication. Stone plinth. Gables to each of the surviving faces of the octagon with a central pyramidal roof. French windows with a blind opening above to garden. Square block has a ground floor 2 light window and first floor Diocletian window with a lowered sill in a gable on entrance front. Gable to left over link. Right return to road: large pseudo-Venetian timber window with Doric pilasters, flank tympanum, in a large relieving arch beneath a gable. Stacks to rear adjoin extensions, that to road set back slightly, similar materials, windows and a frieze imitating the original. Interior: original features removed. (VCH 1908: Country Life 6 and 13/1/1912: Colvin 1954: Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ0647493992

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M , A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects 1600-1840, (1954)
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)
'Country Life' in 13 January, (1912)

National Grid Reference: TQ 06474 93992

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