ASHDOWN HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101821
Date first listed:
13-Dec-1984
Statutory Address:
ASHDOWN HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ASHDOWN HOUSE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Hormead
National Grid Reference:
TL 38963 29807

Details

TL 32 NE HORMEAD HARE STREET (West side)

3/81 Ashdown House -

GV II

House. 1832-3 (Jackson (1983)17). Yellow brick and steep slate hipped roof with plastered soffit to deep overhang. 2 storeys, cellar and attics. A fine Regency farmers house, facing E, set back with forecourt. Double pile plan with end chimneys and stair central at rear with round headed window. A large house with refined detailing. Symmetrical E front 3 windows wide with projecting Greek Doric stucco porch with full entablature and fluted columns raised on plinth with 4 stone steps. Windows set in full height recesses with square heads. Portland stone floor band. Upper windows with flat gauged arches, deep segmental gauged arches to Ground floor and basement openings. Recessed sash windows with 6/6 panes and margin panes. 5-panel door with semi circular traceried fanlight. Cast iron railings on Portland stone capping to forecourt wall.

Listing NGR: TL3896329807

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
160302
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: 24 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/02892/31
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