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Shenley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Shenley, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6948 / 51°41'41"N

Longitude: -0.2735 / 0°16'24"W

OS Eastings: 519427

OS Northings: 200973

OS Grid: TL194009

Mapcode National: GBR H8Z.PPH

Mapcode Global: VHGPY.6NSM

Entry Name: Shenley Hall

Listing Date: 6 April 1977

Last Amended: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164334

Location: Shenley, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD7

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Parish: Shenley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shenley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Listing Text

TL 10 SE SHENLEY RECTORY LANE
(Southeast side)
Shenley

3/279 Shenley Hall
6.4.77 (formerly listed as
Shenley Hill House under
Mimms Lane)
- II


Country House, now offices. 1906 by F.T.Baggallay for a Mr.Hore. 1914
additions by Sir E.Lutyens for S.de la Rue, extended later C20. Stuccoed
brick. Machine tiled roof. Wrennaissance Style. 2 storeys. 7 bay front,
2:3:2. Central 3 bays under broken mutuled pediment with cartouche and
swags. Entrance in porch with attached Greek Ionic doorcase, foliate
frieze, pediment broken at base and apex. Glazing bar sashes with
architraves, keyed on ground floor and first floor centre. Double step
back to flanking bays with quoins at angles. Glazing bar sashes in deep
reveals. Mutuled eaves cornice. Double span hipped roof. Roughcast
capped stacks flanking central 3 bays and on left hip. Attached to right
and set back is 2 bay addition by Lutyens. Right return: 2 ground floor
windows with quoined surrounds. First floor: 3 medallions with festoons,
flanking slit windows. Plat band returned. Rear: 2:3:2. Centre: large
ground floor bow, entrance to right under semi-circular hood. Parapet
ramped up to short piers between bays. Hexagonal ridge turret, bellcote
with ogee dome and weathervane. Attached to front left are rambling 2
storey extensions. Glazing bar sashes. Cornice below coped parapet.
Interior: stairs, panelling, plasterwork and chimneypieces in C17 and
C18 styles. The billiard room is by Lutyens and has Ionic columns and
marble chimney pieces. Attached to right end of front wall is a low red
brick wall by Lutyens with a round-headed entrance, pilasters and
pantile coping. (Pevsner 1977).


Listing NGR: TL1942700973

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