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1 North Wing, 2 North Wing, South Wing and West Wing, at St Ibbs, St Ippolyts

Description: 1 North Wing, 2 North Wing, South Wing and West Wing, at St Ibbs

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162659

OS Grid Reference: TL1948526675
OS Grid Coordinates: 519485, 226675
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9258, -0.2638

Location: London Road, Ippollitts, Hertfordshire SG4 7NL

Locality: St Ippolyts
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7NL

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Listing Text

TL 12 NE (West side)

3/47 North Wing, 2 North Wing,
- South Wing, and West Wing,
at St. Ibbs


House, now 4 residences. C18, enlarged and converted to clergy house
c.1786 by Rev. Thomas Pinnock, alterations c.1801 for his successor
Rev. William Lax, C19 parallel rear range, S wing dated by plaque on E
end 'HAK 1914' converted and house sub-divided 1965-70. Stucco lined as
ashlar. Rear range and S wing in red brick. Steep pitched hipped slate
roofs. Tiled roof to S wing. A large 2-storeys and attics house, set
back in its grounds, facing E, with 2 parallel ranges and S wing
extending to W from SW corner. Symmetrical E front has 3-windows wide
centre, projecting central porch and slightly higher projecting wings.
Plat-band arched-up over ground floor windows, plinth, moulded cornice
at eaves level below parapet. Plat-band carried round single-storey
central porch. Pillared Doric entrance in stucco with echinus moulded
capitals, reeded architrave and triglyphs to entablature slightly
recessed sash windows with square heads to centre now with 2/2 panes.
Venetian windows to wings with semi-circular central lights on ground
floor but segmental arched on 1st floor. 6-panels fielded door up 3
steps. Large semi-circular projecting 2-storeys bay with garden entrance
on N side of N wing. Parallel rear wing has dentilled cornice and sash
windows with 6/6 panes and blind boxes to 1st floor. Canted bay window
to ground floor on W and similar 2-storeys bay on N end. Entrance in S
end of this range by half-glazed door with segmental radial fanlight and
moulded flat hood on scrolled brackets. Possibly a coaching inn called
The Magpie or The White Swan before conversion to clergy house in 1786.
(Inf Mrs. Rance) .

Listing NGR: TL1948526675

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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