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Langley End House, Bathgate House and Clifton House and Attached Garden Wall at North East

A Grade II Listed Building in Langley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9014 / 51°54'4"N

Longitude: -0.2581 / 0°15'29"W

OS Eastings: 519940

OS Northings: 223970

OS Grid: TL199239

Mapcode National: GBR J7T.MLJ

Mapcode Global: VHGNZ.GGXR

Entry Name: Langley End House, Bathgate House and Clifton House and Attached Garden Wall at North East

Listing Date: 14 January 1977

Last Amended: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176539

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162850

Location: Langley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Langley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Ippolyts

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


4/58 Langley End House,
14.1.77 Bathgate House, and
Clifton House
(formerly listed as
Hill End) and attached
garden wall at NE


Country house, now 3 properties and attached garden wall at NE. Circa
1911 by E.L. Lutyens for Mrs. Fenwick as Hillend. Narrow dark red brick
in English-bond with lighter red brick dressings, moulded stonework
details, coved plaster eaves cornice. Steep handmade red tile roofs with
swept valleys. A Georgian revival style 2-storeys H-shaped house facing
W with wedge-shaped 2-storeys service wing (now Clifton House) adjoining
on N facing the lane. Roof sweeps down to single-storey at entrance in
recessed centre with moulded stone eaves gutter on W between 2-storeys
wings. Central double doors flanked by 4-lights casement windows with
small panes 3 hipped dormer windows on roofslope with leaded glazing and
oak frames. Large rectangular central chimney. Flanking 2-storeys blocks
have deep coved eaves, sash windows with 16/12 panes, and plat-band
returned round LH wing ending in a circular brick 'dot'. In front of
entrance a York stone terrace with hemicycle niches in brick piers with
stone coping, at each end, similar to the gate piers at Temple Dinsley
(q.v.). 7-bays, 2-storeys garden front on E has French doors on ground
floor and casement windows to 1st floor. Central 3-bays recessed flanked
by tall square piers, stone capped and with fat lead urns, linked by
panelled parapet. N face of service wing has 3 casement windows to 1st
floor interrupting the eaves band,central door in recessed panel, 2
rectangular-leaded larder windows, and projecting beaked moulding of
garden wall coping continued across ground floor of building. Wall
higher continues to E alongside lane with heavy panelled door in
recessed round-arched gateway with splayed external jambs, segmental
outer arch and tile courses as spandrels. (Pevsner (1977)222: Lutyens
Exhib Cat (1981)194).

Listing NGR: TL1994023970

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