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Youngbury and Garden Wall Attached on North

A Grade II Listed Building in Thundridge, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8429 / 51°50'34"N

Longitude: -0.0142 / 0°0'51"W

OS Eastings: 536895

OS Northings: 217896

OS Grid: TL368178

Mapcode National: GBR KB7.H6R

Mapcode Global: VHGP9.PYV3

Entry Name: Youngbury and Garden Wall Attached on North

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Last Amended: 23 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102317

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161145

Location: Thundridge, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Thundridge

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: High Cross St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

High Cross
TL 31NE and 3618 STANDON NORTH DRIVE
(south side)

4/16 & 9/16 Youngbury and garden wall attached on
N
(Formerly listed with stable block
24.1.67 an Youngsbury near Madesmill)

GV II

Country house and garden walls . 'DP 1745' carved on stone
string on E side. For David Poole. Improved and enlarged after
1769 for David Barclay with park landscaped by 'Capability' Brown.
Early C19 terrace and N service extension. Top floor removed,
porticoed entrance built on W and internal alterations c1950.
Roof balustrade with urns some years later. Plum red brick with
scattered vitrified grey headers, and slate roof behind
balustraded parapet. Built as a pedimented Palladian villa of 3
storeys, 3 windows wide, facing S with a columned porch. 5
windows to side elevations. Now reduced to 2 storeys. Central
window on 1st floor of S front set in a wide round arched recess.
Recessed sash windows with 6/6 panes and gauged flat arches.
Stucco floor band. French window in place of door and moulded
red brick surrounds added to window on each side of door
matching single-storey pilastered extension on W side
incorporating 4-column Doric W porch with panelled entrance door
and fanlight. 5 window E front has recessed sash windows under
flat arches and central glazed door. Straight joint shows extent
of original villa. Lower 2-storeys, c19,block to right linking
to C18 2-storeys old brewhouse range. 6-sided tall louvred. game
larder in link to brewhouse range. At SW a curved red brick
retaining wall extending to red brick piers with wrought iron
gates. Interior has Ionic fluted columns in hall, oval toplight
to stair with Regency style ironwork and cornices. Stair from a
wing of Chiswick House, installed c1950. C18 red brick extensive
walled gardens but Cl9 Hitch bricks used at NW next to Home Farm.


Listing NGR: TL3689517896

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