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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: 1101946



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hunsdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159993

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8/21 The Gate House



Wing of house, now a separate house. 1832 by Kemp for Revd Nicolsen Robert Calvert (inscription in cellar noted by Gibbs (1915) 22). 2 storeys, attic and basement white brick Gothic house facing N. formerly part of Hunsdonbury nearby to S. Steep gabled tile roofs with stucco gabled dormers, heavy stucco moulding to gable and eaves parapets. Raised stucco surrounds to openings with square-headed moulded labels and boldly modelled heads as finials. Front faces N with 2 windows. Central door with fanlight and large chimney breaking up from moulded parapet with quatrefoil shield panel and 3 octagonal chimneys over with plaster base, brown brick shafts and caps in the form of panelled fonts. Flemish bond. 3-light wooden casement windows with pointed lights. 6-pane studded door. Gabled wing set back at left with 5-light moulded mullioned window with pointed leads to lights on Ground floor and 3-light window on 1st floor. 3 shaft side chimney similar to other. Short lower rear wing and modern square conservatory in the angle. An interesting early C19 Gothic building. Part of group with Hunsdonbury to S, of which it formerly was a part.

Listing NGR: TL4144713107

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National Grid Reference: TL 41381 13054


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