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Statutory Address:

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

East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 42107 16270


TL 4216 WIDFORD HADHAM ROAD (west side)

4/2 Ashbourne


- II

House. Probably late C18, extended greatly in mid C19. A large irregular stucco Jacobethan house of 2 storeys and attics with steep tiled roofs with quatrefoil pierced bargeboards, facing E. Tall narrow centre with sash windows, gabled to front and gable carried out on long brackets over polygonal bay at rear. Lefthand part projects and has 2 wide and 1 narrow bay defined by buttresses running up to a recessed jettied upper floor with bull-nosed joists and sash windows. Round-arched entrance with double doors and Classical architrave in narrow bay next to centre. Recessed righthand part has 3 gabled dormers above 4 sash windows in a jettied 1st floor with prominent brackets at intervals. A decorative plaster band of arabesques and fleur-de- lis runs round the house and the corners are marked by vertical lines in the plaster. the oldest part has parallel roofs of low pitch at the rear of the lefthand part. A large picturesque Victorian Jacobethan house. Formerly known as Bourne House.

Listing NGR: TL4210716270


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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