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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: 1101635



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sawbridgeworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1981

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160878

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VANTORTS ROAD 1. 5253 (East Side) Mann Memorial Almshouses (Nos 1, 2 and 3) TL 4846 1478:3/65 II GV 2. 1901-2 erected by Mrs Mann of Hyde Hall (Kelly's directory 1914), as a memorial to her husband. Gables have plaques with 'HEM' '1899'. Single storey facing into churchyard. Tudor Gothic style in knapped flint walling with stone dressings and gabled slate roofs. Symmetrical E front with recessed centre and flanking gabled wings. Parapet interrupted by higher central gable with kneelers and upright oval panel carved with fishing rod, 2 barbed hooks, a float and a fish. Moulded stone quoins, drip moulds, 2, 2 light, mullioned and transomed windows to centre, canted 4 light oriel window to front of each wing, and bases and caps to tall chimneys. Lean-to slate and timber open porches in angles and similar central porch each on low masonry piers with flint set flush with stone quoins and coping. Plank doors with pointed arched openings. Similar drip mould and cross windows to N and S flanks. Outbuildings to rear around yard covered by glass and iron roof. Red brick wall and gate piers to Vantorts Road with moulded terra cotta copings. Low wall to churchyard boundary of stone and flint formerly carried railings. An elaborate small almshouse and part of group with parish church.

Listing NGR: TL4844814798

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Kellys Directory' in Hertfordshire, (1914)

National Grid Reference: TL 48460 14784


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