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Hunsdon House Lodge 280 Metres North of Church, Hunsdon

Description: Hunsdon House Lodge 280 Metres North of Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159949

OS Grid Reference: TL4174812977
OS Grid Coordinates: 541748, 212977
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7975, 0.0542

Location: Eastwick Road, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8PP

Locality: Hunsdon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8PP

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Listing Text

(east side)

2/7 Hunsdon House Lodge
280 metres N of church

- II

Lodge. Mid C19 (but not on Tithe Map of 1842). One and a half
storeys red and black brick tiled Gothic former gate lodge facing
S. Asymmetrical S front with 3 elaborately bracketed 2-light
cusped lucarne windows, each with a gabled tiled roof with
moulded and pierced arched bargeboards projected on brackets.
Very large gabled timber porch on brick plinth, elaborate carved
and mulded bargeboard and chamfered and bracketed uprights.
Quatfi+foil pierced panels below glazing. Single-light cusped
windows with Venetian-Gothic gauged arches over, picked out in
black. Similar black bands and header motif on W gable over
canted timber bay window facing the road. Tiled roof and
racketed eaves over. Window has chamfered mullions and cusped
heads to leaded lattice lights. Heavy moulded and chip carved
bargeboard to W gable with cusped and pierced apex. Tall lateral
chimney on N side has chamfered square shafts and deep weathered
caps. A striking early C19 polychrome Gothic lodge formerly
serving Hunsdon House to S

Listing NGR: TL4174812977

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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