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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: 1103210



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Offley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163115

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OFFLEY KINGS WALDEN ROAD TL 1426 (West side) Great Offley

13/105 The Lawns and linked - outbuildings to S


Stable and gardener's house, now a house and linked outbuildings. 2 C18 brick buildings of similar size, the N one greatly enlarged in early C19 as a secondary residence to Offley Place and linked to the S building and its attached outhouses. Red brick to S building with steep old red tile roof. N building similar brickwork to S part but refronted and continued on E and N by chequered red brick with black headers and hipped slate roof. The S building is of 1 1/2-storeys facing E with internal gable chimneys serving the upper floor with gable-end windows. E front has central blocked doorway, 2 windows with casements, and 2 upper recesses to give the effect of a 2-storeys elevation. Central round-arched doorway at rear now blocked. Single-storey outbuildings at S end. Single-storey enclosed link corridor to main house. The N building is of 2 storeys and cellar, 4 windows long, facing E with entrance below 2nd window from S. Recessed sash windows with 8/8 panes. 6-panels door and doorcase with open pediment and elaborate fanlight. Internal gable chimneys at N and S, and large rear NW wing with 3 separate hipped roofs at different levels. On N front a semi-circular elaborate fanlight above a window formerly a N entrance. The S bay of the E front range is older with much lower floor levels ignored by regular refronting. The floor cuts across the ground floor window and the upper window is a dummy. Entrance into a stone paved hall with stair at rear. Formerly 2 rooms to N now thrown together. Wide recess in W wall of N part probably for a buffet. 6-panel moulded doors and architraves with corner blocks. 2-panel C18 doors in upper part of S end. Panelled shutters in splayed reveals of windows in C19 part.

Listing NGR: TL1435626948

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National Grid Reference: TL 14356 26948


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