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Crossways, Nettleden with Potten End

Description: Crossways

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157989

OS Grid Reference: TL0186608134
OS Grid Coordinates: 501866, 208134
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7626, -0.5254

Location: Little Heath Lane, Nettleden, Hertfordshire HP4 2RY

Locality: Nettleden with Potten End
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP4 2RY

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Listing Text

POTTEN END (East side)
Potten End

5/208 Crossways

- II

House. 1911 for Mr. Spencer Holland. Brick roughcast with steep hipped
red tile roofs. A pretty Queen Anne Revival house of 2 storeys and
attics facing W with symmetrical W front flanked by single-storey small
square pavillions with steep pyramidal roofs topped by small louvred
lanterns. Brick plinth, plastered floor band, heavy wooden modillioned
eaves cornice, 6 1st floor flush box sash windows with 6/6 panes and
external shutters (2nd window from each end has no shutters). Shell
motif over 6-panel door flanked by small windows in 4-pilaster doorcase
with deep barrel-vaulted panelled wooden porch on 2 Tuscan columns.
Wider 8/8 panes sash window with shutters each side of porch. Small
circular window to each pavillion. Elaborate S front with 2 windows with
shutters on each floor to each side of recessed centre with balcony with
turned balusters carried on 4 consoles of 4 pilasters flanking door to
garden. 2 flat topped dormers on roof slopes. E front simpler with twin
canted ground floor bay windows linked by hipped tile roof. Thoughtfully
detailed but not elaborate interior. Date '1911' on plinth of sundial at
centre of forecourt.

Listing NGR: TL0186608134

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Source: English Heritage

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