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Ashdown House, Hormead

Description: Ashdown House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160302

OS Grid Reference: TL3896329807
OS Grid Coordinates: 538963, 229807
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9494, 0.0206

Location: B1368, Hormead, Hertfordshire SG9 0DX

Locality: Hormead
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0DX

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Listing Text

(West side)

3/81 Ashdown House


House. 1832-3 (Jackson (1983)17). Yellow brick and steep slate hipped
roof with plastered soffit to deep overhang. 2 storeys, cellar and
attics. A fine Regency farmers house, facing E, set back with forecourt.
Double pile plan with end chimneys and stair central at rear with round
headed window. A large house with refined detailing. Symmetrical E front
3 windows wide with projecting Greek Doric stucco porch with full
entablature and fluted columns raised on plinth with 4 stone steps.
Windows set in full height recesses with square heads. Portland stone
floor band. Upper windows with flat gauged arches, deep segmental gauged
arches to Ground floor and basement openings. Recessed sash windows with
6/6 panes and margin panes. 5-panel door with semi circular traceried
fanlight. Cast iron railings on Portland stone capping to forecourt wall.

Listing NGR: TL3896329807

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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