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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: 1101829



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: 22-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160326

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TL 4030 HORMEAD HORMEAD DANE (South side) Great Hormead

11/105 Judds 22.2.67


House. W crosswing c.1500, hall range and rear wing late C16 or early C17, renovated 1724 (date panel on plaster front). Timber frame on brick sill, panelled fan pargetting and steep old red tile roof. A 2-storeys T-plan, 3-cells, internal chimney, lobby entry plan house facing N with entrance moved to E, and 1 1/2 storeys rear wing with half-hipped roof. C18 gable chimney inserted in rear wing. 6 steps to C20 door on W end with flat hood on posts. N front has jettied gabled crosswing on W with curved braces to jetty. Small window beside chimney at junction with wing at site of former door with diamond date plaque over. 2 windows to left with a door between. 2- and 3-light flush casement windows. 6-panel door with flat hood on shaped brackets. 2 bays of crosswing formerly entered separately by twin doors from cross-passage on site of later chimney. Mortices for partition in beam and heavy flat joists in wing. Chimney originally heated hall only. Later fireplace for service end in W wing. Rear wing of unusual construction. Curved tension braces in S gable. 2 bays, with bar-stop to chamfer of cross-beam with ogee jowls on posts. Head of each post linked to floor beam by heavy inclined strut to avoid need for a tie-beam. In front range floor over hall carried on a crossbeam, but an axial beam in E bay, suggesting possible stages in flooring. Notable lack of heated rooms originally in a house of this size. C19 main staircase in E part of main range may have replaced an earlier one there. Andrew Judd recorded as owner in 1544. (RCHM Typescript: Jackson (1983)16).

Listing NGR: TL4028730036

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National Grid Reference: TL 40287 30036


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