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Bushey House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bushey St James, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6442 / 51°38'39"N

Longitude: -0.3645 / 0°21'52"W

OS Eastings: 513265

OS Northings: 195202

OS Grid: TQ132952

Mapcode National: GBR 54.2SC

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.MXPX

Entry Name: Bushey House

Listing Date: 14 September 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103609

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164163

Location: Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD23

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Electoral Ward/Division: Bushey St James

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bushey

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bushey

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TQ 1395 BUSHEY HIGH STREET
(South side)
Bushey

13/115 Bushey House
14.9.49

- II

Large house, now offices. c.1825 possibly for T.Clutterbuck. Remodelled
and enlarged c.1900 probably for E.H.Cuthbertson. Stuccoed brick, ashlar
portico. Hipped slate roofs. Originally 5 bays, 1:3:1, extended to
sides. 3 storeys. Central entrance and flanking ground floor bays behind
a broad hexastyle Tuscan porch with a pediment. Outer bays of original
block project slightly. Cross glazed casements. Plat band to first
floor. Moulded band to second floor which has 2-light casements that to
centre with an Ionic aedicular surround with a segmental pediment.
Modillioned eaves throughout. Pedimental gables to outer bays with oculi
in blocked moulded surrounds. Flanking 2-storey wings set back slightly.
To left 3 bays, to right 4 bays with a ground floor canted bay with a
blind aedicular frame to centre, stained glass in ground floor windows.
Further right a 5-bay 1-storey passage, 3 windows to central bay, all
windows are tall and round headed with traceried heads. Pilaster
buttresses. Coped parapet. Garden front: 5 bay central block has a 2
storey bow to centre with 3 windows, balusters in parapet. 3 central
windows on 2nd floor have aedicular surrounds as at centre front. A
glazed rectangular lantern is in central valley. Pilasters to a moulded
cornice with round-arched breaks to centre, coved top light. 2-storey
flanking wings with canted bays, that to left with segmental-headed
ground floor French windows. In valleys behind each wing are octagonal
lanterns with pilasters to moulded cornices with round arched breaks,
ogee copper domes. Oriel windows on return walls. To left further 1, 2
and 3 storey blocks with similar features. Interior: entrance hall with
triple arcade. C20 block attached to right not of special interest. (VCH
1923: Pevsner 1977).


Listing NGR: TQ1326595202

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