Crossways

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101185
Date first listed:
19-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
Crossways, Little Heath Lane

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Location

Statutory Address:
Crossways, Little Heath Lane

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Dacorum (District Authority)
Parish:
Nettleden with Potten End
National Grid Reference:
TL 01866 08134

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/06/2020

TL 00 NW 5/208 NETTLEDEN WITH POTTEN END LITTLE HEATH LANE (east side) Crossways

II House. 1911 for Mr. Spencer Holland. Brick roughcast with steep hipped red tile roofs. A pretty Queen Anne Revival house of two storeys and attics facing west with symmetrical west front flanked by single-storey small square pavilions with steep pyramidal roofs topped by small louvered lanterns. Brick plinth, plastered floor band, heavy wooden modillioned eaves cornice, six first floor flush box sash windows with six/six panes and external shutters (second window from each end has no shutters). Shell motif over six panel door flanked by small windows in four-pilaster door case with deep barrel-vaulted panelled wooden porch on two Tuscan columns. Wider eight/eight panes sash window with shutters each side of porch. Small circular window to each pavilion.

Elaborate south front with two windows with shutters on each floor to each side of recessed centre with balcony with turned balusters carried on four consoles of four pilasters flanking door to garden. Two flat topped dormers on roof slopes. East front simpler with twin canted ground floor bay windows linked by hipped tile roof.

Thoughtfully detailed but not elaborate interior.

Date '1911' on plinth of sundial at centre of forecourt.

Listing NGR: TL0186608134

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
157989
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Jul 2003
Reference: IOE01/10890/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Douglas Fairbank. Source Historic England Archive
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