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BUSHEY HOUSE

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.

Name: BUSHEY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1103609

Location

BUSHEY HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Sep-1949

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164163

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 1395 BUSHEY HIGH STREET (South side) Bushey

13/115 Bushey House 14.9.49

- II

Large house, now offices. c.1825 possibly for T.Clutterbuck. Remodelled and enlarged c.1900 probably for E.H.Cuthbertson. Stuccoed brick, ashlar portico. Hipped slate roofs. Originally 5 bays, 1:3:1, extended to sides. 3 storeys. Central entrance and flanking ground floor bays behind a broad hexastyle Tuscan porch with a pediment. Outer bays of original block project slightly. Cross glazed casements. Plat band to first floor. Moulded band to second floor which has 2-light casements that to centre with an Ionic aedicular surround with a segmental pediment. Modillioned eaves throughout. Pedimental gables to outer bays with oculi in blocked moulded surrounds. Flanking 2-storey wings set back slightly. To left 3 bays, to right 4 bays with a ground floor canted bay with a blind aedicular frame to centre, stained glass in ground floor windows. Further right a 5-bay 1-storey passage, 3 windows to central bay, all windows are tall and round headed with traceried heads. Pilaster buttresses. Coped parapet. Garden front: 5 bay central block has a 2 storey bow to centre with 3 windows, balusters in parapet. 3 central windows on 2nd floor have aedicular surrounds as at centre front. A glazed rectangular lantern is in central valley. Pilasters to a moulded cornice with round-arched breaks to centre, coved top light. 2-storey flanking wings with canted bays, that to left with segmental-headed ground floor French windows. In valleys behind each wing are octagonal lanterns with pilasters to moulded cornices with round arched breaks, ogee copper domes. Oriel windows on return walls. To left further 1, 2 and 3 storey blocks with similar features. Interior: entrance hall with triple arcade. C20 block attached to right not of special interest. (VCH 1923: Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ1326595202

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1923)
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

National Grid Reference: TQ1326595202

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