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Batchworth Heath House, Rickmansworth

Description: Batchworth Heath House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 158759

OS Grid Reference: TQ0762992464
OS Grid Coordinates: 507629, 192464
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6207, -0.4467

Location: London Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 1QB

Locality: Rickmansworth
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD3 1QB

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Listing Text

(South side)

9/116 No. 1 (Batchworth
26.2.73 Heath House)


House, now offices. Late C18, extended C19 and C20. Red brick. Tiled
roof. 3 bay double depth plan. 2 storeys and attic. Central entrance.
Door in panelled reveals. Aedicular doorcase, columns with fluted
capitals, pediment with patterned soffit. Over entrance a glazing bar
sash with gauged brick flat arched head. Flanking 2 storey canted bays
with glazing bar sashes in reveals with sills and gauged brick flat
arched heads. Plinth with moulded head. Plat band. Dentilled cornices. 9
pane attic windows. Coped parapet. Extruded end stacks with offsets.
Brick parapets to double gable returns. Right return has cambered heads
to windows. To left a C19 1 bay 2 storey block with a slate hipped roof.
2 blind windows on same plane with canted bay, sashes of which replaced
by large 16 pane sashes. Continuous plinth. Left end ground floor
lean-to and first floor blind window with cambered head. Left return of
original house is stuccoed. 2 storey block added to rear left with a low
gabled outshut to rear right. Further 2 storey C20 rear wing not of
special interest. Interior: vase balusters and moulded handrail to
stairs with double return. (Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ0762992464

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Source: English Heritage

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