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A Grade II Listed Building in Great Amwell, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7983 / 51°47'53"N

Longitude: -0.0222 / 0°1'20"W

OS Eastings: 536478

OS Northings: 212920

OS Grid: TL364129

Mapcode National: GBR KBT.76P

Mapcode Global: VHGPP.K2L8

Entry Name: Amwellbury

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355885

Location: Great Amwell, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Great Amwell

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Amwell with St Margaret's

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

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11/1 Amwellbury


House. C18 containing the core of an earlier timberframed house
(large extension of c1800 demolished after 1945). 2-storeys
irregular small house of a red brick cased, main range roughcast
on garden front (E) with a shallower C18 red brick parallel range
built on the front creating a double-pile plan. Parellel old red
tiled roofs with boxed eaves, hipped to N but gabled to S. Large
gable chimney to main range and smaller chimney in valley between
ranges nearer N end. Irregular C19 and C20 small extensions to
S. Formerly symmetrical 3-window W front with slightly recessed
sash windows with 6/6 panes and early C19 blind boxes. Ghost of
pedimented doorcase over blocked opening on right. Present
doorway with flanking sash window linked under moulded cornice
with segmental pediment on left. Early C19 projecting single-
storey brick bay with hipped tiled roof and triple-sash window.
3 fine terracotta decorative chimney pots by door, from c1800
extension. An historic house containing the core of old
Amwellbury. Part of a picturesque group with Amwellbury
Farmhouse and the dovecote (Pevsner (1977) 150: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3642612933

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