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Danyells, Sandon

Description: Danyells

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162420

OS Grid Reference: TL3238534210
OS Grid Coordinates: 532385, 234210
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9906, -0.0734

Location: Sandon, Hertfordshire SG9 0RF

Locality: Sandon
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0RF

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Listing Text

TL 33 SW
7/97 Danyells
27.5.68 (formerly listed as
Daniels Farmhouse)
Large house. c.1700 rebuilding of an earlier house extended and altered
in C19. Timber frame, rendered and roughcast. Exposed brick base.
Steeply pitched half hipped tiled roof. Double depth. 4 window front. 2
storeys and attics. Central entrance: 6 fielded panelled door in reveal
with fluted pilaster jambs, later bracketed hood. Flush frame glazing
bar sashes, smaller on first floor. Combed pargetting. Coved eaves.
Central 3 light hipped dormer. 2 stacks in central valley, that to right
rebuilt in C19, that to left recapped and multiform. Right end: cellar
openings, 2 ground floor sashes, 1 on first floor, 2 small 2 light attic
casements. Left end: a ground floor sash, 4 small first floor sashes, 2
small 2 light attic casements. Attached to left 2 low gabled outshuts,
that to rear a dairy with a stack and an entrance, lean-to to left. To
rear: steps up to central entrance with bracketed dentilled hood,
scattered sashes, that to ground floor right is tripartite, 3 light
stair window to centre. Interior: some exposed framing with cross
bracing, large scantling suggests C15 or earlier origins, ground floor
reset C17, ovolo-moulded panelling, stop chamfered binding beams, Open
well stair with original moulded handrail, closed string and square
newel posts. First floor: reset C16 clunch fireplace, 4 centred ovolo
moulded arch and jambs, outer square head, foliate spandrels with
shields. Clasped purlin roof. Moated site. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3238534210

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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