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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: 1295656



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Harpenden Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163641

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TL 11 SW HARPENDEN RURAL REDBOURN LANE (south side ) 5/107 Hammonds End House

11.8.55 II*

Small country house. Circa 1700-10. Dark red brick with lighter red brick dressings. Plain tile hipped roof. 3 storeys over cellar. 5-window E elevation. 3-window N elevation, formerly the entrance front, but door now blocked. Floor bands. Deep wooden eaves cornice. On N side the cornice has mouldings below eaves and door has a richly carved scrolls and figured keystone, and segmental pedimented hood. 8 fielded panels. 1st and 2nd floor windows above door with key blocks. Gauged brick lintels to all sides. W elevation has similar central door, but with simpler scrolls and hood. Later glazed fan. All attic windows are original 2-light mullioned casements. Others are C19 sashes or cross-bar casements, but on left ground floor on W side are 2 oak cross-bar casements with leaded lights. 1st and 2nd floor central W windows with scalloped lintels. Interior has staircase hall at right angles to N entrance. Barleytwist balustrading; leaf scrolls to treads. 1st floor landing has good moulded arch to N side rooms, these with original panelling. Ground floor rooms with fielded and bolection moulded panelling. Another principal room in SW angle. Service stair adjacent with good moulded balusters up to attic. Large inglenook in kitchen. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1237412241

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National Grid Reference: TL 12374 12241


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