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Latitude: 51.7344 / 51°44'3"N
Longitude: -0.0381 / 0°2'17"W
OS Eastings: 535575
OS Northings: 205783
OS Grid: TL355057
Mapcode National: GBR KCK.95M
Mapcode Global: VHGPW.9N6S
Entry Name: Wormleybury
Location: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN10
Locality: Wormley and Turnford
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Listing Date: 13 April 1961
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157391
Source ID: 1100541
5251 HODDESDON Wormley
TL 30NE 3/21 13.4.61 (Formerly listed under Wormley)
1767-9 and 1781-2 by Robert Mylne for Sir Abraham Hume, a
rebuilding of a 1734 house. Interior decoration 1777-9 by Robert
Adam. Brown brick exterior with gauged red brick window lintels.
Stone portico and steps. Stucco basement and dressings. Two and
a half storeys over basement. 1st floor and attic cornice bands.
2:3:2 window facade. Recessed sashes. Slightly recessed centre
with giant, Ionic, tetrastyle pedimented portico. Garden
elevation has full-height, central, canted bay window. Interior
has 3 rooms by Adam: entrance hall with Roman Doric attached.
columns and aedicules; drawing room with painted roundels by
Angelica Kauffman; and staircase with oval dome, 1st floor
gallery and raised stucco panels to walls. Service courtyard on
W entered through clock tower arch: square plan, tunnel-vaulted,
the 1st floor with slightly projecting pedimented clock and
window panels. Octagonal bell turret with ogee leaded cupola on
square weatherboarded base. (Country Life 30.1.15; Pevsner
Listing NGR: TL3555505791
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