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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: 1173193



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Abbots Langley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-May-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158712

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TL 00 SE ABBOTS LANGLEY SOUTH WAY (South side) Hunton Bridge

3/67 Hunton Park



Country house, now offices. 1909 by Hubbard and Moore for Rev. H.S. Gladstone. Brown-red brick with lighter red brick, stone and white painted wood dressings. Hipped tiled roof. Queen Anne Style. 3:3:3 front. 2 storeys and attic. Central bays project slightly with quoins. Polished marble steps up to fielded panelled double doors to central entrance, semi-circular fanlight with ironwork, moulded archivolt with key block, ashlar doorcase with engaged Ionic columns, open segmental pediment. On first floor over entrance is a gauged brick niche holding an urn, architrave with flanking pilasters with scrolled bases. Flush frame glazing bar sashes with gauged brick flat arched heads, stone key blocks. Moulded plinth, plat band, quoined returns. Eaves cornice with egg and dart dentils and modillions. Central modillioned pediment with an oval light in a plaster cartouche with festoons. 6 sashed hipped dormers, multiple stacks with stone cornices. Set back slightly are 1 storey link blocks to wings, billiard room and conservatory to right, service wing to left, tripartite sashes with Doric columns in antis, outer oval lights with stone blocked surrounds, modillioned eaves to balustraded parapets. Conservatory projects slightly with 2 large sashes with round arched traceried heads, intermediate pilasters, modillioned pediment above. Right return has 3 similar sashes with intermediate pilasters and outer oval lights. Garden front. 3:3:3, similar to front. Ground floor central shallow bow with 3 French windows, 4 Ionic columns with entablature. Iron balconette above. First floor central full length window with scroll based pilastered architraves. Sashes to garden have brackets to small cornices for blind boxes. Decorative rainwater heads with date and initials. 1 storey links are as to front but windows are recessed behind small loggias. To far right and at right angles facing terrace is a gazebo attached to service block by a wall, gauged brick round arch with an open modillioned pediment on capped pilaster strips, apsidal interior with panelled seating on turned legs, cornice. Service block to front left projects forward at right angles. Elevation away from house has an entrance in an arched recess, partial modillioned eaves to a balustraded parapet, dormers, hipped roof, stone corniced stacks. Interior: Doric entrance hall, groin vaulted corridors, plasterwork ceilings, neo-classical fireplaces, stair with vase balusters, moulded handrail, central round domical lantern, balustraded drum. Balustraded walls enclose terraces to garden front and conservatory return, about lm in height, steps down to far right on entrance front and to centre to landscaped garden in 2 flights. Hunton Park was formerly known as Hazelwood House. Late C20 glazed link and C19 service block to far left not of special interest. (Architectural Review: Recent English Domestic Architecture, 1911,vol. 4, p.13-14).

Listing NGR: TL0892200525

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Architectural Review' in Architectural Review, , Vol. 4, (1911), 13-14

National Grid Reference: TL 08922 00525


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