THE GATE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101946
Date first listed:
19-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
THE GATE HOUSE, HUNSDONBURY

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE GATE HOUSE, HUNSDONBURY

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Hunsdon
National Grid Reference:
TL 41381 13054

Details

TL 4113 HUNSDON HUNSDONBURY (west side)

8/21 The Gate House

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GV II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
159993
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: 16 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07759/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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