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Description: The Grange
Date Listed: 13 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 157474
OS Grid Reference: TL3721008307
OS Grid Coordinates: 537210, 208307
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7567, -0.0134
5251 HODDESDON HIGH STREET
TL 3708SW 6c/49 13.4.61
1657. Built for Sir Marmaduke Rawdon. Altered early C18, c.
1820 and late C19. Timber frame core, red brick with rubbed
trick and plaster decorations, slate hipped roof (machine tile on
rear). 2 storeys and attics. 7-window, symmetrical elevation.
Pedimented centre, deep bracketed eaves. Central, semi-circular
porch and balcony, mostly modern restoration with ground floor
fluted Doric columns, mutuled cornice, and c1820 2-fold door and
surround with reeding, paterae and long consoles. Late C19 sash
windows, cut brick surrounds and moulded floor band; modern box
dormers. N elevation with c1700 acanthus brackets to modern door
hood. W elevation with similar brackets to door S of centre. 2
round-headed stair windows. Centre door with early-mid C18
Corinthian pilaster surround and moulded cornice. Stuccoed floor
band. Interior has much early-mid C18 oak fielded panelling.
Entrance hall and groin-vaulted cross parrage have Greek-key
patterned architraves and soffits. Early-mid C18 staircase on N
with fluted Corinthian pilasters to side rails and Corinthian
newel posts. Mid C17 oak panelling in SE Ground Floor room. C17
and C19 two-block extension on S side, stucco band carried across
on W side. (Pevsner (1977), RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL3721008307
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Source: English Heritage
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