HINDSMOUNT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1102543

Date first listed: 28-May-1987

Statutory Address: HINDSMOUNT, MAYDENCROFT LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HINDSMOUNT, MAYDENCROFT LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: St. Ippolyts

National Grid Reference: TL 18630 27111

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History

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Details

ST IPPOLLITTS MAYDENCROFT LANE TL 1827 (North side) Gosmore

8/54 Hindsmount - GV II

House. C17, early C18 brick front, altered and extended in early C19 when it was occupied by Sir Samuel Venables Hinde, hero of the Battle of Salamanca (1812). Timber frame on brick and flint plinth, roughcast, red brick front, and steep red tile roofs. 2-storeys, internal-chimney, 2-cells, lobby-entry plan house, set back from road, facing S. Rear extensions and lean-to W end outshut. S front has plinth, plat-band, 2 windows to each floor, door in middle with small oval recess over containing the figure of a hind. 3-lights flush casement windows (4-lights to ground floor LH). Sash window with 3/3 panes to single storey parapeted outshut on LH end. 6-panels fielded door (lower 2 panels flush beaded) in heavy frame under trellis porch. Brick chimney on ridge in line with door has 2 conjoined square shafts and C19 added shaft on E side. E gable end has roughcast gable triangle, side purlins, and canted single-storey bay window. Hinde was the son of Capt. Robert Hinde of Preston Castle who was Sterne's model for his character 'Uncle Toby'. House occupied c.1880-85 by Mary Forbes Curling who wrote on Sterne and Bunyan in Macmillan's Magazine in 1877. (Inf Mrs. Rance).

Listing NGR: TL1863027111

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