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Jacobean Wing (East) and Victorian Wing (North) of Rawdon House, Hoddesdon

Description: Jacobean Wing (East) and Victorian Wing (North) of Rawdon House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 157450

OS Grid Reference: TL3730208434
OS Grid Coordinates: 537302, 208434
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7578, -0.0121

Location: High Street, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire EN11 8HD

Locality: Hoddesdon
Local Authority: Broxbourne Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN11 8HD

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Listing Text

In the entry for 6/78

(east side)

Rawdon House
Jacobean Wing (east) and
Victorian Wing (north) of

The item shall be amended to read

(east side)

Jacobean Wing (east) and
Victorian Wing (north) of
Rawdon House


(east side)
Rawdon House
Jacobean Wing (east) and
Victorian Wing (north) of
TL 3708SW 6c/78 13.4.6 (formerly listed as Saint Monicas
Priory (formerly Rawdon House))


Circa 1630-50, extended and restored 1879 by Ernest George and
Peto. Red brick, stone dressings, machine and terracotta tile
roofs. L-plan. Jacobean Wing is 5 bays, 3 storeys. Square
porch has rusticated ground floor with detached Doric columns on
pedestals and brick upper floor with Ionic columns. Canted 2-
storey window bays each side with mullioned and transomed
casements, crenellation and continuous entablature. Shaped
gables to attic , centre one raised and pedimented bearing
terracotta date plaque. Imitation Tudor chimney stacks.
Roughcast rear elevation has full-height, square, central
staircase tower. Tudor hood moulds and arch-headed door with
scrolled date plaque. Reused, panelled oak door. Large consoles
on diagonal Ground floor buttresses. Canted window bays each

Much restored C17 interior . C19 restored staircase with carved
beasts on newel posts and figured strapwork panels. Good Ionic
doorcase on 1st floor landing with strapwork pilasters and
pedestals. Strapwork plaster ceillings to ground and 1st floors.
Jacobean revival fireplace in entrance hall.

Victorian wing is a 4-window, two and a half storeyed, S facing
elevation. Wide rusticated carriage arch with detached Doric
columns. 2 shaped gables and a 2 storey, crenellated, canted
window by E of arch. Lamp on wrought iron brackets. Continous
entablature. 4-gabled dormers on N elevation with imitation
Jacobean strapwork. (Pevsner (1977)), RCHM Typescript)

Listing NGR: TL3730208434

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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