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Wood Hall, Shenley

Description: Wood Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164115

OS Grid Reference: TQ1818799430
OS Grid Coordinates: 518187, 199430
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6812, -0.2919

Location: Shenley, Hertfordshire WD7 9AY

Locality: Shenley
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD7 9AY

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Listing Text

(South side)

7/67 Wood Hall

- II

Large House. c.1840 extended mid C19, altered C20. Stock brick. Shallow
pitched hipped slate roof. Double-pile. 2 storeys with basements and
attics. 7 window front. Central entrance: pedimented Greek Doric porch.
Door set back in recess with traceried, semi-circular fanlight. Flanking
entrance, 2 full height bows of 3 windows each. Tall ground floor and
smaller first floor glazing bar sashes in deep reveals with yellow brick
flat arched heads. Plat bands between storeys in bows. First floor
central sash set in shallow recess of same shape both with yellow brick
flat arched heads. Projecting eaves with panelled soffits and widely
spaced paired modillions. Right return: 3 bays, central openings are
blind with round arch to ground floor and segmental arch to first floor.
Windows nearest front in shallow recesses as at centre front. Ground
floor right canted bay. Left return: 4 bays, blind openings towards
front, segmental head at first floor centre and to left a shallow recess
as at centre front. Central valley to hipped roof. 2 cross axial stacks
flanking central bay behind front ridges, oversailing caps. 2 axial
stacks on rear pitch. Later C19 block added to rear under separate
hipped roof. 5 bays with first floor central round headed staircase
window. Interior: moulded hand rail and slim balusters to stair. Mid C20
Neo-Georgian outbuildings attached to rear. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TQ1818799430

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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