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Clare Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in South Mimms, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6877 / 51°41'15"N

Longitude: -0.2377 / 0°14'15"W

OS Eastings: 521918

OS Northings: 200242

OS Grid: TL219002

Mapcode National: GBR 97.BRH

Mapcode Global: VHGPY.TVP2

Entry Name: Clare Hall

Listing Date: 26 September 1978

Last Amended: 18 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164241

Location: South Mimms, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN6

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Civil Parish: South Mimms

Built-Up Area: South Mimms

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: South Mymms

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 20 SW POTTERS BAR BLANCHE LANE
(West side)
South Mimms

4/188 Clare Hall
26.9.78 (formerly listed
as Clare Hall Manor)

- II


Large house. Early C17 low range to N. Early C18 block to S enlarged
c.1830-40. Two mid to late C19 additions to NE. Altered C20. Early range
has traces of original timber frame. Brick, C19 stone dressings, slate
roofs. Complex house of 2 storeys of differing heights, some
attics. S or garden front has 5 bays of early C18 to left. Ground floor
French windows. First floor glazing bar sashes. Rubbed brick heads.
Coped parapet. 3 dormers. End stacks. 3 c.1830-40 bays to right with
ground floor sashes and central entrance. Taller parapet but no attic.
Plat bands and string course cornice continue on E return or road front
of 3 bays. Entrance to right: large semi-circular fanlight and margin
lights surround panelled door. Blank arcade to left. First floor glazing
bar sashes. One bay addition to right forward: 3 light ground floor
window and mansard roof. Further right: late C19 extension with Serliana
entrance with sculpted heads in soffit of arch, tripartite 1st floor
window with bracketed sill and stone surround with incised ornament.
Heavy string course and cornice. Return to N has large external chimney,
curved steps out on plan and an elaborate cap. To rear of early C18
block and facing N is original C17 range: 2 low storeys. Central
entrance. Yorkshire casements. Right end stack. Interior: some original
timbers survive in early range, fireplace with side cupboards and
cambered brick heads. In early C18 block, panelling and moulded cornice.
Victorian plasterwork. Landscaped grounds. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2191800242

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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