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Mangrove Hall and Attached Outhouses, Offley

Description: Mangrove Hall and Attached Outhouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163126

OS Grid Reference: TL1240724095
OS Grid Coordinates: 512407, 224095
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9041, -0.3675

Location: Mangrove Road, Offley, Hertfordshire LU2 8QG

Locality: Offley
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: LU2 8QG

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Listing Text

TL 12 SW (North side)

6/116 Mangrove Hall and
- attached outhouses


House and attached outhouses. Late C17, renovated in C19 when
outbuildings added. Brick built incorporating timber framing in rear
wing and framed cross-partitions. Exterior roughcast. Steep old red tile
roofs. Red brick outbuildings. An L-shaped, 2-storeys, cellar and
attics, house facing W, with range of 1 1/2-storeys outbuilding extending
to E from SE kitchen wing. Small 2-storeys block added next gabled stair
tower in angle of the L with low former keeping cellar to rear.
Symmetrical, 3 windows wide W front has smaller window over gabled
porch. Casement windows. 3 gabled dormers on roofslope. Parapets to end
gables. 3 windows to S side on each floor and side door with gabled hood
on brackets. Large internal chimney in middle of W range with lobby
entry on W and large stair tower on E. Framing of attic floor clasps the
chimney. Chamfered cross-beams with ogee stops on ground floor. Kitchen
wing on SE has parallel outshut on N, and E gable chimney with open
fireplace. Service room to E half open to roof with E gable chimney.
Closed string stair continues up to attic. Turned balusters, square
newels with pendants and ball finials. C18 dentilled wooden fire
surround with stone insert on 1st floor. Moulded plank doors and IL
hinges to attics. Clasped-purlin roof structure with inclined
queen-posts and cambered tie-beams at each gable. Plat-band on E gable
of kitchen wing now inside adjoining outhouse.

Listing NGR: TL1240724095

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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