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THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE

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: THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1100912

Location

THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, BRIDGE ROAD

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Abbots Langley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Oct-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158658

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 00 SE ABBOTS LANGLEY BRIDGE ROAD (North side) Hunton Bridge

3/11 The Old School House 7.8.73 (formerly listed as Langleybury School)

GV II

Former school, now offices. 1858 with funds provided by W.J. Loyd of Langleybury House (q.v.). Altered and converted 1974. Knapped flint with red brick dressings. Decoratively tiled roof. Gothic Revival Style. 1 storey hall with inserted attic to front. 2 storey house to rear. 6 bays. Entrance to right of centre in steeply gabled porch. Pointed arched door. Brick plinth, quoins. Bargeboards with king posts from collar, pierced trefoils, finial. Small lights in returns. To right two 2-light casements with angled heads, chamfered brick surrounds with shallow pointed heads. To left a similar 3 light window and further left two 2-light windows, as to right. Inserted over outer bags are 2 C20 paired gabled dormers following original details. Ridge tiles. On ridge to left a triangular bellcote, cusped base with spirelet, weathervane. Gable ends have large 3 light mullion and transom windows in pointed arches with tiled tympana. Bargeboards with king posts from collars. To rear left extends a link block with a ground floor 2 bay open fronted lean-to. Gambrel roof on link with an original 3 light hipped dormer. 2 cross axial ridge stacks with panelled shafts, oversailing caps. To rear is former schoolmaster's house, projecting gable end to left, ground floor canted bay, first floor 2 light casement, plain bargeboards. To rear gabled left bay projects slightly, 2 and 3 light casements. Interior not inspected. To rear right extend C20 additions not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TL0812200579

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National Grid Reference: TL 08122 00579

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