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Waterside Preparatory School (The Old Estate Mansion), Farnham

Description: Waterside Preparatory School (The Old Estate Mansion)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 121820

OS Grid Reference: TL4853825120
OS Grid Coordinates: 548538, 225120
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9048, 0.1578

Location: Mill Hill, Bishop's Stortford CM23 1JR

Locality: Farnham
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM23 1JR

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Listing Text


21/1133 Hassobury

The address shall be amended to read HASSOBURY ESTATE

Waterside Preparatory
(the Old Estate Mansion)


TL 42 NE 21/1133

Large York stone mansion built in 1868 by P.C. Hardwick (the younger) in
the "Gothic" style, and asymmetric in design. Mainly of 2 and 3 storeys
it has a wing on the west end of one storey and attics. The north front
has a large gable, a half octagonal 3 storeyed castellated bay and a 3
storeyed entrance wing, gabled with a large oriel bay on the first storey
and a "Gothic" arched doorway beneath. The south front has 2 gables and
2 splayed bays with traceried parapets. The windows are mainly stone mullioned
and transomed casements with "Gothic" arched heads. Roof tiled, with a
number of gabled dormers with ornamental bargeboards on both fronts and
a number of tall chimney stacks with grouped circular shafts and moulded
caps and bases.

Listing NGR: TL4853825120

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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