Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1101809

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Statutory Address: CORNEYBURY, ROYSTON ROAD (A10)


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Statutory Address: CORNEYBURY, ROYSTON ROAD (A10)

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Wyddial

National Grid Reference: TL 35811 30706


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1/143 Corneybury 19.10.51


Manor house. Probably late C16 in origin, early C17 N front with wings remodelled 1681 for Charles Crouch ('1681 CC' on rainwater heads), W front remodelled in C18, and house renovated for William Butt in early C19 (V & A Wallpaper Bk for 1826-29 has paper for Drawing Rm). Red brick of differing periods with steep old red tile roofs. An irregular house lying E-W with E shaped symmetrical formal N front of projecting porch and flanking wings. 2 storeys and attics with lower part at SE. N front has gables to projecting wings and central feature with moulded brick gable parapets, oval attic windows in square frames, 3-light mullioned and transomed windows. Leaded glazing with iron opening lights. Late C17 central Ionic porch with pediment and 6-panel door. Pedimented brick aedicule (restored) above with statue of Juno. The front of the NW gabled wing has been re-erected fronting a short extension to that wing (prob in 1681) with a large chimney backing onto the window openings. Parapeted and gabled contemporary W end altered in C18 by addition of a 2-storeys segmental brick bay window with segmental arched windows and insertion of sash windows, deeper on Gd floor, but side windows there altered to triple sashes in early C19. S front has 3 + 1 sash windows on each floor with 6/6 panes, and round headed windows to low SE part probably a former conservatory. (RCHM (1911) 245: VCH (1914), 114, 116-117: Pevsner (1977) 142: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3581130706


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Legacy System number: 160364

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Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1914), 114,116-7
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977), 142
'Victoria and Albert Wallpaper Book' in Victoria and Albert Wallpaper Book, (1829)
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

End of official listing