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Pl London Golf Club, Essendon

Description: Pl London Golf Club

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 158309

OS Grid Reference: TL2767407651
OS Grid Coordinates: 527674, 207651
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7530, -0.1518

Location: Essendon, Hertfordshire AL9 6HN

Locality: Essendon
Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL9 6HN

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Listing Text

TL 20 NE ESSENDON Bedwell Park
(PL London Golf Club)



- II

Rambling country house of several periods, mainly c1860. Late
C17 section to right of centre. 3 windows left of centre, early
C18. Exterior recased and building extended both ends in 1861 by
Hambry family. Red brick with dark red brick diaper work.
Windows with flush stone windows and sills, those of right wing
with Tudor hood moulds. Machine tile roof. 2-3 storeys. Sash
and casement windows, most glazing bars removed. Entrance
elevation dominated by 4-storey tower porch with crenellated
parapet and corbelled stone eaves. Arched doorway with traceried
half-glazed doors. Many gables and gabled projections to
elevations. Tudor style polygonal chimney stacks. N end of
range has C17 former barn, tie beams exposed, now brick faced
with slate roof. Brick chapel adjoins with lancet style ground
floor and modern upper floor. S end of house has central 1st
floor balcony window with 2 cusped lights and moulded, carved
stone soffit. Interior has c1730 staircase rising to attic on
left centre with alternate plain and barleytwist balusters. An
early-mid C17 staircase, possibly brought from elsewhere was
moved c1980 from entrance hall and is now in pieces in the C17
wing. Front courtyard enclosed by 1861 wall, red brick pierced
with square stone quatrefoil panels.

Listing NGR: TL2767407651

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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