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Batlers Green House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Aldenham, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6738 / 51°40'25"N

Longitude: -0.3299 / 0°19'47"W

OS Eastings: 515577

OS Northings: 198543

OS Grid: TQ155985

Mapcode National: GBR 5X.5H5

Mapcode Global: VHGQ3.76F6

Entry Name: Batlers Green House

Listing Date: 1 September 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164063

Location: Aldenham, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD7

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Civil Parish: Aldenham

Built-Up Area: Radlett

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aldenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TQ 19 NE ALDENHAM BATTLERS GREEN
(East side)
Radlett

7/16 Batlers Green House
1.9.53

GV
II*


House. c.1500, altered and extended c.1560. Late C17 addition. Refronted
early C18. Further late C18 and C19 additions and alterations. Timber
frame to core, largely clad in red brick. Pargetting. Tiled roofs. 2 bay
open hall. Part floored over and extended in C16 with parlour and
service cross wing which was rebuilt in C18 to form new front: 2 storeys
and attic. 7 bays with 2 bay late C18 addition to right. Entrance once
central: 6 fielded-panel door with rectangular top light. Moulded
architrave and consoles to hood. Glazing bar sashes: some thick bars,
some thin, some original glass, flush frames, timber sills, flat arched
heads. Plinth. Plat bands, that at cornice with moulded lower course.
Coped parapet. 4 hipped dormers. Ridge taller to right. Right gable end
parapet and external stack. Left return: 2 hall bays to centre. Left bay
has jettied first floor with exposed studding, cambered tie beam and
ogee tension braces. Ovolo moulded timber mullions to 3-light leaded
pane casement. C16 pierced guilloche pattern bargeboard. Ground floor:
brick, oriel with mullion and transom leaded pane casement. Right hall
bay: brick, 4-light casement with a segmental relieving arch, cross
window to first floor. Rebuilt principal stack to left end of hall,
diagonallly set shafts. Service wing projects forward to right. 2 ground
floor sashes. Pargetted first floor and bargeboarded gable with a 2
light casement. 'Laus Deo' on rainwater head at junction with C18 front.
Parlour wing extending to left with pargetted panels, 2 and 4 light
casements, that at eaves nearest hall is original. Decoratively
bargeboarded gable. Further left: late C17 granary, 1 storey and attic,
pargetting, 4-light casements, 1 hipped dormer, hip to left. To rear: 2
storey C18 and C19 brick additions, sashes and casements. Dentilled
eaves. Hipped and gabled roofs. C19 stacks, tilehanging to rear of C19
extension to front. Interior: hall has moulded ceiling beams, arched
braces from jowled posts. Oak panelling. Moulded segmental brick arch
over fireplace. Secondary stair in granary re-using timber braces as
balusters. Exposed timbers on first floor. C18 panelling, stairs and
doors. (RCHM 1910: Pevsner 1977: Herts Archaeology, vol.6, 1978, p.78).


Listing NGR: TQ1557798543

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