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Mead Lodge, Hunsdon

Description: Mead Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 159996

OS Grid Reference: TL4212711405
OS Grid Coordinates: 542127, 211405
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7833, 0.0590

Location: A414, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8LF

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

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Listing Text

(east side)
Hunsdon Pound

2/16 Mead Lodge
(Formerly listed as
24.1.67 No 5 Mead Lodge,
Acron Street)


House. Probably C18, extended to S and generally remodelled in
mid C19, minor alterations and windows, front door and rear bays
probably c1906. A large 2 storeys timberframed plastered house
with low pitched hipped slate roofs, facing W. The older N part
as 4 windows with a Doric pillared porch with open pediment under
the 3rd window from N. Doublepile plan with chimneys rising from
the valley between parallel roofs. Small-paned casement windows
with louvred shutters. Rear has 5 windows with gabled porch on
fluted columns under 4th window from N. 2-light wooden casements
with louvred shutters. Large projecting bow to Ground floor on
right. 2 storeys, 2 windows, S extension continues W front but
with sash windows with 2/2 panes and louvred shutters. Pyramidal
hipped roof with square central chimney. S end wall
weatherboarded. Large projecting bow to Ground floor rear with
2-light casements. Brick retaining wall and square piers
supporting wrought iron gates at front. The Tithe Map of 1842
(HRO) marks this building, but the name Mead Lodge was then
attached to a now demolished house on the N side of Eastwick Road
in Eastwick parish. An interesting C18 house elaborated in C19.
Part of the group at the S end of Mead Lane.

Listing NGR: TL4212711405

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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