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Dane End House, Hormead

Description: Dane End House

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
Date Delisted: 18 April 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 160316

OS Grid Reference: TL4049030118
OS Grid Coordinates: 540490, 230118
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9518, 0.0429

Location: Conduit Lane, Hormead, Hertfordshire SG9 0NZ

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

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Listing Text

The following building shall be deleted:-

(South side)
Great Hormead

11/95 Dane End House
(formerly listed as
Dane Farmhouse)



(South side)
Great Hormead

11/95 Dane End House
22.2.67 (formerly listed as
Dane Farmhouse)


House. Late C16, enlarged later C17 with rear stair tower, fronted in
brick parallel SE wing and internal renovation c.1720. Timber frame
roughcast with red brick front and old red tiled hipped roof with row of
3 hipped roofs over rear part. A 2-storeys and attics, 3-cells, internal
chimney, lobby entry plan house facing N. Attic stair to rear of chimney
probably extended full height before stair tower added. Parlour at E
end. Regular 5-windows long N front with plinth, floor band, moulded
eaves cornice, flat gauged arches to later recessed sash windows with
6/6 panes. 6-panel raised and fielded door with moulded surround and
flat hood on shaped brackets. Early C18 ovolo-moulded thick glazing bars
survive in flush-box sashes at side. Very large external gable C18 red
brick chimney with tumbled brick offset to SE extension, probably a
kitchen on Ground Floor with 2 chambers over. Chamfered joists and axial
beam with bar stops in hall, supported on large ovolo or quadrant
bracket over open fireplace. Good moulded closed string well-stair with
turned balusters. 2-panel doors with H- hinges. Face-halved bladed scarf
joint in wallplate by attic stair. Attic floor joists specially framed
to resist thrust from hips of roof. Added E flue to older chimney for
later parlour fireplace.

Listing NGR: TL4049030118

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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