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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: 1102317



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thundridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Nov-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161145

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High Cross TL 31NE and 3618 STANDON NORTH DRIVE (south side)

4/16 & 9/16 Youngbury and garden wall attached on N (Formerly listed with stable block 24.1.67 an Youngsbury near Madesmill) GV II

Country house and garden walls . 'DP 1745' carved on stone string on E side. For David Poole. Improved and enlarged after 1769 for David Barclay with park landscaped by 'Capability' Brown. Early C19 terrace and N service extension. Top floor removed, porticoed entrance built on W and internal alterations c1950. Roof balustrade with urns some years later. Plum red brick with scattered vitrified grey headers, and slate roof behind balustraded parapet. Built as a pedimented Palladian villa of 3 storeys, 3 windows wide, facing S with a columned porch. 5 windows to side elevations. Now reduced to 2 storeys. Central window on 1st floor of S front set in a wide round arched recess. Recessed sash windows with 6/6 panes and gauged flat arches. Stucco floor band. French window in place of door and moulded red brick surrounds added to window on each side of door matching single-storey pilastered extension on W side incorporating 4-column Doric W porch with panelled entrance door and fanlight. 5 window E front has recessed sash windows under flat arches and central glazed door. Straight joint shows extent of original villa. Lower 2-storeys, c19,block to right linking to C18 2-storeys old brewhouse range. 6-sided tall louvred. game larder in link to brewhouse range. At SW a curved red brick retaining wall extending to red brick piers with wrought iron gates. Interior has Ionic fluted columns in hall, oval toplight to stair with Regency style ironwork and cornices. Stair from a wing of Chiswick House, installed c1950. C18 red brick extensive walled gardens but Cl9 Hitch bricks used at NW next to Home Farm.

Listing NGR: TL3689517896

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 21 Hertfordshire,

National Grid Reference: TL 36895 17896


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