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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: 1101364



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aspenden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159711

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TL 3528 ASPENDEN THE STREET (north side)

8/1 Aspenden Hall



Country house, now housing grain dryers. 1856 replacing Jacobean house, for the 2nd Sir Henry Lushington. Gutted c1963 for farm use. Stuccoed brick, low pitched roof concealed by parapets. A large rectangular 2 storeys, 7 windows classical house facing E in Doric style with channelled pilasters and pedimented central feature to E front, where there is a pedimented porch supported by twinned Doric columns. Plate glass sash windows generally, but French windows to ground floor on W (garden) front. Moulded base, string course and eaves to parapet breaking forward round pilasters on all sides of house. Single storey pedimented conservatory in middle of S end. Service wing at N demolished. Important landscape feature and part of setting of parish church. (VCH (1914) 17: RCHM Typescript: RCHM Monuments Threatened or Destroyed (1963) 42).

Listing NGR: TL3526328506

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1914), 17
Monuments Threatened or Destroyed, (1963)

National Grid Reference: TL 35263 28506


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