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Pl London Golf Club

A Grade II Listed Building in Essendon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.753 / 51°45'10"N

Longitude: -0.1518 / 0°9'6"W

OS Eastings: 527674

OS Northings: 207651

OS Grid: TL276076

Mapcode National: GBR J9W.4FF

Mapcode Global: VHGPT.B64G

Entry Name: Pl London Golf Club

Listing Date: 22 August 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158309

Location: Essendon, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

Civil Parish: Essendon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Essendon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 20 NE ESSENDON Bedwell Park
(PL London Golf Club)



- II

Rambling country house of several periods, mainly c1860. Late
C17 section to right of centre. 3 windows left of centre, early
C18. Exterior recased and building extended both ends in 1861 by
Hambry family. Red brick with dark red brick diaper work.
Windows with flush stone windows and sills, those of right wing
with Tudor hood moulds. Machine tile roof. 2-3 storeys. Sash
and casement windows, most glazing bars removed. Entrance
elevation dominated by 4-storey tower porch with crenellated
parapet and corbelled stone eaves. Arched doorway with traceried
half-glazed doors. Many gables and gabled projections to
elevations. Tudor style polygonal chimney stacks. N end of
range has C17 former barn, tie beams exposed, now brick faced
with slate roof. Brick chapel adjoins with lancet style ground
floor and modern upper floor. S end of house has central 1st
floor balcony window with 2 cusped lights and moulded, carved
stone soffit. Interior has c1730 staircase rising to attic on
left centre with alternate plain and barleytwist balusters. An
early-mid C17 staircase, possibly brought from elsewhere was
moved c1980 from entrance hall and is now in pieces in the C17
wing. Front courtyard enclosed by 1861 wall, red brick pierced
with square stone quatrefoil panels.

Listing NGR: TL2767407651

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