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Lyndhurst, Shenley

Description: Lyndhurst

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164315

OS Grid Reference: TQ1888499098
OS Grid Coordinates: 518884, 199098
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6781, -0.2820

Location: Shenley, Hertfordshire WD7 9BD

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

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Listing Text

(West side)

7/260 Lyndhurst

- II

Large house. c.1850, part rebuilt mid C20. Extended c.1900 and later C20.
Stock brick, stuccoed ground floor. Stone and cement rendered dressings.
Slate hipped roofs. 2 storeys, 4 window front. Central entrance with
Tuscan porte-cochere with paired columns. Fanlight over door and side
light. Sashes with wedge lintels. First floor blind boxes. Modillioned
stone cornice. Raised panelled quoins at angles. Left return: 1:3:1.
Ground floor French windows. Mutuled pediment and balcony over ground
floor bow window to centre. Quoins to step back to flanking bays. Ridge
stacks flank pediment. Right return: extruded stack towards front.
Central section rebuilt and stuccoed with large multi-paned staircase
window. Rear: 5 bays, similar to front and left, raised quoins separate
2 right hand bays. 1 storey conservatory added to left front. c.1900 1
storey ball-room addition to right. C20 1 storey kitchen block added to
rear right. Interior: C19 plaster mouldings on ground floor. Terraced
grounds. Called Ridgehurst until 1934.

Listing NGR: TQ1888499098

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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