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Hindsmount, St Ippolyts

Description: Hindsmount

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162666

OS Grid Reference: TL1863027111
OS Grid Coordinates: 518630, 227111
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9299, -0.2760

Location: Maydencroft Lane, Ippollitts, Hertfordshire SG4 7QB

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

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Listing Text

TL 1827 (North side)

8/54 Hindsmount

House. C17, early C18 brick front, altered and extended in early C19
when it was occupied by Sir Samuel Venables Hinde, hero of the Battle of
Salamanca (1812). Timber frame on brick and flint plinth, roughcast, red
brick front, and steep red tile roofs. 2-storeys, internal-chimney,
2-cells, lobby-entry plan house, set back from road, facing S. Rear
extensions and lean-to W end outshut. S front has plinth, plat-band, 2
windows to each floor, door in middle with small oval recess over
containing the figure of a hind. 3-lights flush casement windows
(4-lights to ground floor LH). Sash window with 3/3 panes to single
storey parapeted outshut on LH end. 6-panels fielded door (lower 2
panels flush beaded) in heavy frame under trellis porch. Brick chimney
on ridge in line with door has 2 conjoined square shafts and C19 added
shaft on E side. E gable end has roughcast gable triangle, side purlins,
and canted single-storey bay window. Hinde was the son of
Capt. Robert Hinde of Preston Castle who was Sterne's model for his
character 'Uncle Toby'. House occupied c.1880-85 by Mary Forbes Curling
who wrote on Sterne and Bunyan in Macmillan's Magazine in 1877. (Inf
Mrs. Rance).

Listing NGR: TL1863027111

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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