British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

The Gate House, Hunsdon

Description: The Gate House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159993

OS Grid Reference: TL4138113054
OS Grid Coordinates: 541381, 213054
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7983, 0.0489

Location: Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8PW

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Hunsdon, Hertfordshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

(west side)

8/21 The Gate House



Wing of house, now a separate house. 1832 by Kemp for Revd
Nicolsen Robert Calvert (inscription in cellar noted by Gibbs
(1915) 22). 2 storeys, attic and basement white brick Gothic
house facing N. formerly part of Hunsdonbury nearby to S. Steep
gabled tile roofs with stucco gabled dormers, heavy stucco
moulding to gable and eaves parapets. Raised stucco surrounds to
openings with square-headed moulded labels and boldly modelled
heads as finials. Front faces N with 2 windows. Central door
with fanlight and large chimney breaking up from moulded parapet
with quatrefoil shield panel and 3 octagonal chimneys over with
plaster base, brown brick shafts and caps in the form of panelled
fonts. Flemish bond. 3-light wooden casement windows with
pointed lights. 6-pane studded door. Gabled wing set back at
left with 5-light moulded mullioned window with pointed leads to
lights on Ground floor and 3-light window on 1st floor. 3 shaft
side chimney similar to other. Short lower rear wing and modern
square conservatory in the angle. An interesting early C19 Gothic
building. Part of group with Hunsdonbury to S, of which it
formerly was a part.

Listing NGR: TL4144713107

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.