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The Vicarage (55 Metres to West of Church)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ardeley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9275 / 51°55'39"N

Longitude: -0.0998 / 0°5'59"W

OS Eastings: 530756

OS Northings: 227151

OS Grid: TL307271

Mapcode National: GBR K94.5L6

Mapcode Global: VHGNW.7T37

Entry Name: The Vicarage (55 Metres to West of Church)

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174245

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159507

Location: Ardeley, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Ardeley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ardeley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(south side)

9/14 The Vicarage
(55m to W of church)



Vicarage. 1685 for vicar Robert Strut 'who built a fair Pile of
Brick for a Vicarage-house at his charge' (Chauncy (1700) 64a).
Altered C18. Extended to W c1824 for vicar E G Marsh with
service wing extended to S. Later alterations 1843-85 largely
removed in C20. Red brick with main range plastered and lined as
ashlar. Steep roofs now slated. S service wing hipped. A 2-
storeys, attics and cellar T-plan house facing N. Oldfield dwg
c1800 (HRO) shows a 2-cell central entrance passage house 5 sash
windows wide with rear-lateral chimney to E part and gable
chimney W part. There was a C17 gabled stair tower central at
rear (S) and an C18 2-storeys service wing projecting to SW. The
main range was extended 2 windows in length to W in C19, the
large polygonal bay windows added to E and W gables, and a new
small entrance wing at the SE corner next the stair tower, with
new front door. The front has 7 recessed sash windows to each
floor with 6/6 panes. Attics lit by gable windows. Interior has
a good closed-string late C17 staircase with heavy moulded
balusters and pendants to newels, rising to attic storey. Carved
wooden fireplace said to be of C17 and restored in 1933. (RCHM
(1911) 36: VCH (1912) 194: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3075627151

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