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Dyrham Park Country Club and Stable Block, South Mimms

Description: Dyrham Park Country Club and Stable Block

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 May 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 164257

OS Grid Reference: TQ2247098491
OS Grid Coordinates: 522470, 198491
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6719, -0.2303

Location: Barnet, Greater London EN5 4RA

Locality: South Mimms
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN5 4RA

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Listing Text


8/204 Dyrham Park
20.5.49 Country Club and
Stable Block
(formerly listed as
Dyrham Park under General)

- II

Country House, now Country Club. c.1800-10 rebuilding of earlier house,
extended. Extensively remodelled early C20 for John Trotter. Stuccoed
brick, slate hipped roof. Large Neo-classical villa. 2 storeys and
attic. Main front: 7 bays 2:3:2. Heavy tetrastyle Tuscan portico to
centre with oculus in deep eaved projecting pediment. Pilasters where
portico meets front wall. Continuous plinth. Central entrance: glazed
door with scrolled brackets. Dentils and mutules to architrave. Ground
floor glazing bar sashes and first floor casements in deep reveals with
moulded architraves. Continuous plat band at first floor sill level.
Guttae protrude below plat band. Shallow pitch to deep eaved roof. Cement
rendered stacks. Left return: 9 bays, central 3 bays project slightly
under similar pediment. Ground floor French windows with 3 glazing bar
sashes to right. Similar architraves but no guttae. Garden front: 7
bays with full height semi-circular 3 bay bow window to centre.
Cast-iron balcony to left hand first floor window. To right from front:
5 bay painted brick extension of same height, set back slightly. 16-pane
glazing bar sashes under rubbed brick heads. Hood over central entrance
with panelled door. 5 sashed dormers with cambered tops. Deep eaves to
front, coped parapet to right. Two further single storey extensions to
right, that to front of painted brick with sashes and a hood over an
entrance bay. Linked to these extensions is the C19 stable block, also
brick and slate roofed. Inner yard has round arched openings. Deep eaves
and low pitch to roof similar to house. 3 cubic roof lights. Wing to N
has been converted and stuccoed. Interior: Entrance hall to central
staircase hall of c.1830-40 with a passage to left and dog-leg stair at
far end. Upper level of hall has Ionic pilasters with a gallery over
passage to left. Early to mid C18 secondary stair at front to right of
entrance with turned balusters and moulded and ramped handrail. (VCH
Middlesex 1976, RCHM Typescript, Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ2247098491

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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