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Jacobean Wing (East) and Victorian Wing (North) of Rawdon House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7578 / 51°45'27"N

Longitude: -0.0121 / 0°0'43"W

OS Eastings: 537302

OS Northings: 208434

OS Grid: TL373084

Mapcode National: GBR KC6.PRZ

Mapcode Global: VHGPW.Q2ZT

Entry Name: Jacobean Wing (East) and Victorian Wing (North) of Rawdon House

Listing Date: 13 April 1961

Last Amended: 8 November 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157450

Location: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN11

County: Hertfordshire

District: Broxbourne

Town: Broxbourne

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoddesdon Town and Rye Park

Built-Up Area: Hoddesdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hoddesdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

In the entry for 6/78

HODDESDON HIGH STREET
(east side)
Hoddesdon

Rawdon House
Jacobean Wing (east) and
Victorian Wing (north) of

The item shall be amended to read


HODDESDON HIGH STREET
(east side)
Hoddesdon

Jacobean Wing (east) and
Victorian Wing (north) of
Rawdon House

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1.
5251 HODDESDON HIGH STREET
(east side)
Hoddesdon
Rawdon House
Jacobean Wing (east) and
Victorian Wing (north) of
TL 3708SW 6c/78 13.4.6 (formerly listed as Saint Monicas
Priory (formerly Rawdon House))

II*

2.
Circa 1630-50, extended and restored 1879 by Ernest George and
Peto. Red brick, stone dressings, machine and terracotta tile
roofs. L-plan. Jacobean Wing is 5 bays, 3 storeys. Square
porch has rusticated ground floor with detached Doric columns on
pedestals and brick upper floor with Ionic columns. Canted 2-
storey window bays each side with mullioned and transomed
casements, crenellation and continuous entablature. Shaped
gables to attic , centre one raised and pedimented bearing
terracotta date plaque. Imitation Tudor chimney stacks.
Roughcast rear elevation has full-height, square, central
staircase tower. Tudor hood moulds and arch-headed door with
scrolled date plaque. Reused, panelled oak door. Large consoles
on diagonal Ground floor buttresses. Canted window bays each
side.

Much restored C17 interior . C19 restored staircase with carved
beasts on newel posts and figured strapwork panels. Good Ionic
doorcase on 1st floor landing with strapwork pilasters and
pedestals. Strapwork plaster ceillings to ground and 1st floors.
Jacobean revival fireplace in entrance hall.

Victorian wing is a 4-window, two and a half storeyed, S facing
elevation. Wide rusticated carriage arch with detached Doric
columns. 2 shaped gables and a 2 storey, crenellated, canted
window by E of arch. Lamp on wrought iron brackets. Continous
entablature. 4-gabled dormers on N elevation with imitation
Jacobean strapwork. (Pevsner (1977)), RCHM Typescript)


Listing NGR: TL3730208434

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