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Mutfords (750 Meters Along Drive)

A Grade II Listed Building in Hormead, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9363 / 51°56'10"N

Longitude: 0.0346 / 0°2'4"E

OS Eastings: 539966

OS Northings: 228372

OS Grid: TL399283

Mapcode National: GBR LBG.HKG

Mapcode Global: VHHLD.KL4J

Entry Name: Mutfords (750 Meters Along Drive)

Listing Date: 13 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160275

Location: Hormead, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hormead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hormead with Wyddial

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(East side)
Little Hormead

3/54 Mutfords
- (750 m along drive)

- II

House. Circa 1719 for Samuel Mason, rear extension c.1900. Red brick
with roughcast and tilehanging on rear extension. Steep old red tile
roofs. An early Georgian house on an ancient moated site, facing S. 2
storeys, attics and cellar, 5 windows wide with 3 hipped dormers.
Symmetrical front with rendered plinth, floor band and moulded wooden
eaves cornice. Brick-on-edge gable copings. Rubbed brick flat arches to
windows on each floor but round headed taller window over central door
lighting staircase. Flush box sashes with small panes but some 2/2 C19
sashes remain, 6-panel raised and fielded door with simple wooden moulded
doorcase with a swelled frieze and dentilled triangular pediment. On
Ground Floor W room has fielded panelling and moulded cornice, E room
has panelled dado, ovolo moulded folding shutters, staircase has cut
string, barleysugar twist balusters, wreathed foot, and carved ends to
treads. The plan is unusual having the stair rising towards and lit from
the front wall, cellar under room with W gable fireplace, but chimney of
E room backing onto central stair hall.(Jackson (1983)19).

Listing NGR: TL3996628372

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