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Ashdown House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hormead, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9494 / 51°56'57"N

Longitude: 0.0206 / 0°1'14"E

OS Eastings: 538963

OS Northings: 229807

OS Grid: TL389298

Mapcode National: GBR LB8.L20

Mapcode Global: VHHLD.98QF

Entry Name: Ashdown House

Listing Date: 13 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101821

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160302

Location: Hormead, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hormead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hormead with Wyddial

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 32 NE HORMEAD HARE STREET
(West side)

3/81 Ashdown House
-

GV II

House. 1832-3 (Jackson (1983)17). Yellow brick and steep slate hipped
roof with plastered soffit to deep overhang. 2 storeys, cellar and
attics. A fine Regency farmers house, facing E, set back with forecourt.
Double pile plan with end chimneys and stair central at rear with round
headed window. A large house with refined detailing. Symmetrical E front
3 windows wide with projecting Greek Doric stucco porch with full
entablature and fluted columns raised on plinth with 4 stone steps.
Windows set in full height recesses with square heads. Portland stone
floor band. Upper windows with flat gauged arches, deep segmental gauged
arches to Ground floor and basement openings. Recessed sash windows with
6/6 panes and margin panes. 5-panel door with semi circular traceried
fanlight. Cast iron railings on Portland stone capping to forecourt wall.


Listing NGR: TL3896329807

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