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Description: 17, Moor Lane
Date Listed: 27 July 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 158834
OS Grid Reference: TQ0647493992
OS Grid Coordinates: 506474, 193992
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6347, -0.4629
TQ 09 SE RICKMANSWORTH MOOR LANE
9/190 No. 17
House, former lodge/tea pavilion to Moor Park (q.v.). 1763-5. Said to
have been designed by Robert Adam for Sir L. Dundas, extended C19 and
C20. Brick with stone dressings. Tiled roof, originally thatched. Built
as an octagonal block with a link to a square block. 1 storey with attic
to square block. C20 leaded casements throughout. Entrance with later
timber and tiled porch to left on link with 2 light casement to right.
Octagonal block has round-headed windows on 3 sides, gauged brick
arches. All around the building runs a stone impost band with frosted
rustication. Stone plinth. Gables to each of the surviving faces of the
octagon with a central pyramidal roof. French windows with a blind
opening above to garden. Square block has a ground floor 2 light window
and first floor Diocletian window with a lowered sill in a gable on
entrance front. Gable to left over link. Right return to road: large
pseudo-Venetian timber window with Doric pilasters, flank tympanum, in
a large relieving arch beneath a gable. Stacks to rear adjoin
extensions, that to road set back slightly, similar materials, windows
and a frieze imitating the original. Interior: original features
removed. (VCH 1908: Country Life 6 and 13/1/1912: Colvin 1954: Pevsner
Listing NGR: TQ0647493992
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