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Broxbournebury School

A Grade II Listed Building in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.747 / 51°44'49"N

Longitude: -0.0405 / 0°2'25"W

OS Eastings: 535369

OS Northings: 207179

OS Grid: TL353071

Mapcode National: GBR KCC.GKS

Mapcode Global: VHGPW.7CX3

Entry Name: Broxbournebury School

Listing Date: 7 September 1970

Last Amended: 8 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157379

Location: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN10

County: Hertfordshire

District: Broxbourne

Town: Broxbourne

Electoral Ward/Division: Broxbourne and Hoddesdon South

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Broxbourne with Wormley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(north side)
TL 30NE 3/9 7.9.70 (Formerly listed as Broxbourne
Bury under Broxbourne)

1878 remodelling by Sir Ernest George for Horace Smith-Bosenquet
of a late C16 courtyard house, probably built for Henry Cokke,
Sheriff of the County, this house itself remodelled in late C18.

Red brick, stone dressings, mainly modern red tile roofs.
Elizabethan style. 2 storeys and attics, cellar on W. E and S
elevations entirely Victorian; the E side is 7 windows, square
parapeted porch with octagonal turrets and ribbed vault, slightly
projecting, crow-stepped gable ends, crenellated parapet; the S
elevation is longer with 5 windows: 4-storey square tower on W
corner, 3 crow-stepped gables, the end ones over 2-storey canted
window bays, larger ground floor central bay, all window bays
with pierced stone parapets. Mullioned and transomed casements.
Tall mullioned chimney stacks. W elevation mostly C16. 3 crow-
stepped gables on S. Square hipped-roof bay on N centre, a
C17/18 addition with modillion cornice. N elevation has C16
stair turret and partly C16 external chimney stack. C18
converted stable of 3 arched bays attached on W. Internal
courtyard walls with C16 brickwork on all sides. Good
Elizabethan style interiors on S Ground floor, including hall
with lozenge-panelled ceiling and deep plaster frieze. 1st floor
with some late C18 doorcases and details. W 1st floor centre
room has C16 4-centre arch fireplace; C17 safe door in nearby N
corridor. Substantial C16/17 cellar. E entrance courtyard has
pierced, cemented brick wall and wrought iron gates. (RCHM

Listing NGR: TL3536907179

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