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Hunsdon Mill House with Attached Stables,coach House and Retaining Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.783 / 51°46'58"N

Longitude: 0.0581 / 0°3'29"E

OS Eastings: 542064

OS Northings: 211375

OS Grid: TL420113

Mapcode National: GBR LDF.3J9

Mapcode Global: VHHM5.YFKZ

Entry Name: Hunsdon Mill House with Attached Stables,coach House and Retaining Walls

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159998

Location: Hunsdon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hunsdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hunsdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 41 SW HUNSDON MEAD LANE
(west side)
Hunsdon Pound

2/18 Hunsdon Mill House
with Attached Stables,
- Coach-house and
Retaining Walls

GV II


House, stables, coach-house and retaining walls. C17 re-using
C16 moulded beams, extended and faced in brick in mid C19
(probably c1854 when tax returns interrupted (HRO inf)), altered
and extended at rear c1912. Whitewashed brick and red tiled
roofs. Red pantiles to lower stable and slate with gaps to
coach-house, both attached and with old red brick side and rear
walls, and C17 retaining wall. A rambling 2 storeys U-shaped
house facing S, With 3 parallel pitched roofs. S front of 3
irregular gables and narrow entrance bay between older E range
(timberframed C17, cased in brick, with steeper roof and central
chimney) and pair of mid C19 ranges on W. 5 recessed sash
windows with segmental arches and 6/6 panes. E range has a
triple window Ground floor canted bay with tile arches c1912. 3
arched sash windows with Gothic tracery to left of door.
Panelled half-glazed door, with 4-centred head and Gothic
tracery, in a wooden doorcase with panelled pilasters supporting
carved brackets and flat hood. E front has 3 sash windows with
segmental arches. Central triple sash window on Ground floor,
and small stair window. W front has 2 sash windows to C19 part
on right but 2 small-paned 2-light casement windows to short 2
storeys rear extension c1912. This appears to have been a
partial rebuilding of the lower 2 storeys brick stable building,
the rest of which extends to N and has a lower coach-house with
hipped slate roof extending W from it. A C17 brick wall bounds
the W side of the yard and forms the W and N walls of the coach-
house and emerges as a buttressed retaining wall running N from
the NE corner of the stable. There is a 2 storeys lower hipped -
roofed plastered extension of c1912 on the W side of the E range
near its N end. Inside: restrained grey marble C19 fire
surrounds, moulded 6-panel doors, 2 massive roll-moulded C16 tie
beams re-used as axial floor beams in the C17 E range, and an
unusual cast iron fire surround with intaglio decoration in the
middle room in E range. An historic house with features of many
periods. Part of a group with the bridge and Hunsdon Pound
House.


Listing NGR: TL4206411375

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