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Little Marchmont marchmont House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Grovehill, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7663 / 51°45'58"N

Longitude: -0.4756 / 0°28'32"W

OS Eastings: 505288

OS Northings: 208613

OS Grid: TL052086

Mapcode National: GBR G6M.6KP

Mapcode Global: VHFRZ.PVXT

Entry Name: Little Marchmont marchmont House

Listing Date: 18 June 1948

Last Amended: 17 February 1977

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355634

Location: Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP1

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Town: Dacorum

Electoral Ward/Division: Grovehill

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hemel Hempstead

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

PICCOTT'S END
1.
5252
(West Side)
No 57, (Marchmont House)
and Little Marchmont,
(Formerly listed as
TL 0508 3/1 18.6.48 Marchmont House)
TL 0508 3/lA

II* GV
2.
Late C18 small country house. Stucco, Neoclassical style, L plan. Low pitched
Welsh slated roof with cornice, pediments to road and garden fronts with semi-circular
windows in tympana. 2 storeys and attics, entrance front. 2 storey semi-circular
bow on right, 3:3 sash windows with glazing bars in reveals. Ground floor pair
of 3 light windows under segmental panels flanking recessed porch with Greek
Doric columns beneath frieze cornice and segmental panel. 2 fold 6-panelled
door with metal grilles to marginal lights. 2 storey 5 window separate dwelling
at right angles was former back wing. Garden front trellis verandah, now glazed.
Interior contains good original details: friezes and cornices, staircase, north
ground floor room elliptical niche, fluted Roman Ionic pilasters, 2 medallion
plaques. Home of the third Earl of Marchmont (1708-94), statesman, friend of
Pope and Bolingbroke.

No 57 (Marchmont House), Little Marchmont, Outbuilding (former stables) and Gate Piers
form a group.


Listing NGR: TL0477609116

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