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Ayot Place, Ayot St Peter

Description: Ayot Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 158294

OS Grid Reference: TL2114014923
OS Grid Coordinates: 521140, 214923
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8198, -0.2438

Location: Ayot St Peter, Hertfordshire AL6 9BH

Locality: Ayot St Peter
Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL6 9BH

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Listing Text




- II

C15 hall house, altered and cross wing added early C17. Interior
alterations early-mid C19. Building restored and extended W in
early C20 and c1930 to form Tudor style mansion. Red brick,
exposed timber frame, plaster and nogging. Old tile and machine
tile roof. U-plan. 2 storeys and gabled attics. Wood and brick
mullioned and transomed leaded windows. Entrance front has 2
central gables, close studded left hand side with external
chimney stack, this the restored side elevation of the C17 cross
wing. E elevation to garden has old brickwork and a square
window bay on right hand gable end. S courtyard elevation with
curved pediment to stone door surround, obelisk and carved heads.
2 1st floor oriels. Interior of cross wing with 2 very good
Jacobean stone fireplaces on ground and 1st floor N wall.
Exposed heavy tie beams to hall, one with large braces and
remnants of spandrel tracery. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2114014923

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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