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Cheshunt Great House (Remains)

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7071 / 51°42'25"N

Longitude: -0.0544 / 0°3'15"W

OS Eastings: 534530

OS Northings: 202720

OS Grid: TL345027

Mapcode National: GBR KCQ.YWY

Mapcode Global: VHGQ2.0CL5

Entry Name: Cheshunt Great House (Remains)

Listing Date: 11 June 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348371

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157317

Location: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN7

County: Hertfordshire

District: Broxbourne

Town: Broxbourne

Electoral Ward/Division: Rosedale and Bury Green

Built-Up Area: Cheshunt

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cheshunt

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


(north side)
Cheshunt Great
House (remains)
TL 3402 : 11/43 11.6.54


C15 house, burnt 1965, at which time it consisted of one wing of
a courtyard house, containing a hall (formerly longer) with C15
timber roof with wind-braces and an early C18 staircase.
Exterior was cased in brick, 1762-72, and alterations made after
1806 when a Gothick entrance facade was added to S end of hall.
Cellar and portions of W wall remain. Red brick with modern
coping. 3 rooms each with marble flooring, that on N with some
patterned terracotta tiling, S room (undercroft to hall) has
black and white marble floor and remains of 5 stone and cemented-
brick octagonal columns with moulded bases and capitals. Remains
of attached octagonal staircase tower on SW angle. Some C15 roof
wind braces fixed to walls. Stone base of 1806 entrance
porch on S side. (Pevsner (1977) ).

Listing NGR: TL3453002720

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