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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: 1101821



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hormead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Dec-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160302

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3/81 Ashdown House -


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

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National Grid Reference: TL 38963 29807


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