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Hornhill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Three Rivers, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6265 / 51°37'35"N

Longitude: -0.531 / 0°31'51"W

OS Eastings: 501781

OS Northings: 192984

OS Grid: TQ017929

Mapcode National: GBR G82.YB5

Mapcode Global: VHFSQ.RC4Z

Entry Name: Hornhill House

Listing Date: 16 July 1975

Last Amended: 3 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158856

Location: Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, SL9

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

Town: Three Rivers

Electoral Ward/Division: Chorleywood South & Maple Cros

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Mill End and Heronsgate with West Hyde

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

RICKMANSWORTH OLD SHIRE LANE
TQ 09 SW
(East side)
Horn Hill, Chalfont St.Peter
8/212 Hornhill House
16.7.75 (formerly listed
as High Trees iii the civil parish of'
Chalfont St Peter)
II

Large house. 1883. Red brick with stone and timber dressings. Tiled
roof. Neo-Georgian Style. 2 storeys and attic. 5 window front, central 3
bays projecting slightly. Hexastyle Roman Ionic stone portico: segmental
cornice with broken pulvinated frieze and architrave to centre, quadrant
curves back to coupled outer columns. Fielded panelled door with a
rectangular fanlight lugged architrave with key block. First floor 3
tall sashes, architraved flush frames, 8 panes. Moulded band at sill
level, gauged brick flat arched heads, louvred shutters. Modillioned
timber eaves to triangular pediment with stone cartouche in tympanum.
Outer bays have ground floor tall sashes with stone key blocks, recessed
aprons with moulded bases. Hipped roof. Right return is garden front:
symmetrical 5 bays with full height bows at ends. Ground floor timber
verandah to central 3 bays, pseudo-Ionic colonnade, coupled outer
columns, bracketed entablature. First floor sashes with louvred
shutters. 3 sashes on each floor on bows, ground floor key blocks.
Plinth, moulded band at first floor sill level, modillioned eaves
cornice. 4 light central dormer with cornice and segmental pediment. 2
ridge stacks between outer bays with moulded oversailing caps. To rear:
2 bays with shuttered sashes and a stack. Left return from front: 3
storeys with segmental headed, stained glass stair window. Set back to
left is 2 storey service range, sashes, hipped roofs. Interior not
inspected. A pioneering work in the Georgian Style.


Listing NGR: TQ0178192984

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