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Description: Croxley House
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158798
OS Grid Reference: TQ0700896499
OS Grid Coordinates: 507008, 196499
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6571, -0.4544
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TQ 09 NE RICKMANSWORTH THE GREEN
6/155 Croxley House
Large house, now old people's home. c.1770, extended late C19 and C20.
Red brick, once stuccoed. Shallow hipped slate roof. 9 bays, 1:2:3:2:1.
2 storeys. Garden front: central 3 bays project slightly with a full
height bow window. 3 ground floor French windows. First floor glazing
bar sashes with stone sills, all with gauged brick flat arched heads.
Flanking bays have glazing bar sashes, 16 pane on first floor. Outer
bays have blocked basement, plinth, glazing bar sashes and an oriel on
the ground floor to right. Original end bays project slightly. Boxed
eaves. Central axial and flanking cross axial stacks. Link to 3 bay C19
addition to right, porch to entrance with pilastered surround, corniced
hood, sashes, roof hipped to right. 2 extruded stacks on right return.
To left 4 bays, 2 phases of C20 additions. Entrance front: late C19
ground floor projection to central 3 bays. Entrance to left with keyed
segmental head. Double sash to right with twisted colonnette mullion.
Dentilled brick course below cornice. Outer bays set back, large stair
window to left with Gothic glazing. Some 16 pane sashes to right. End
bays project slightly. End stacks on main block. C19 block to left has a
semi-circular bow, French windows, casements, dentilled brick eaves.
Interior: moulded plaster ceiling, late C19 carved chimneypiece with
caryatids. (VCH 1908: Pevsner 1977).
Listing NGR: TQ0700896499
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Source: English Heritage
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