ABBOTS HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203821
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1983
Statutory Address:
ABBOTS HOUSE, 37, ROYDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ABBOTS HOUSE, 37, ROYDON ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Stanstead Abbots
National Grid Reference:
TL 38812 11718

Details

TL 3811 STANSTEAD ABBOTS ROYDON ROAD (south side) Stanstead Abbots village 13/30 No 37 (Abbotts House)

GV II

House. Circa 1600 incorporating N wing of late medieval house of c1500 and rebuilding the hall range with 2-storeys throughout. Gothicised in early C19, Edwardian bay windows. Timberframed and stuccoed, with stucco cut back to expose frame on front. Steep slate roof. 2-storeys and attics, 3-windows long. 2-storeys C19, stuccoed, gabled porch with sash windows on each face on upper floor and arch headed doorway with dripmould. 6-panel door with fanlight. 5-light small-paned canted 2-storey bay windows each side of porch with moulded cornice to flat roof. 3 small gabled dormers in roof slope with cusped bargeboards and finials similar to porch. Large central chimney to right of right-hand bay. Old N bay has a C19 3-light flush casement window with pointed head and moulded label, on each floor. Single storey slate roofed stucco extension at S end with moulded flat doorhood on shaped brackets. The original house presumably had an open hall with a 2-storeys bay at the N end. This was probably a parlour, since the c1600 2-storeys house replacng the open hall incorporated it, provided a chimney shared with the new hall and probably had a cross-passage in line with the later porch, and an unheated service bay at the S where a single-storey kitchen was added on later and has been rebuilt. The house was given its churchwarden's Gothic appearance in the early C19 (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3881211718

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
355961
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02725/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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