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A Grade I Listed Building in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7344 / 51°44'3"N

Longitude: -0.0381 / 0°2'17"W

OS Eastings: 535575

OS Northings: 205783

OS Grid: TL355057

Mapcode National: GBR KCK.95M

Mapcode Global: VHGPW.9N6S

Plus Code: 9C3XPXM6+PQ

Entry Name: Wormleybury

Listing Date: 13 April 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157391

Location: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN10

County: Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Wormley and Turnford

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

5251 HODDESDON Wormley
(south side)
TL 30NE 3/21 13.4.61 (Formerly listed under Wormley)


1767-9 and 1781-2 by Robert Mylne for Sir Abraham Hume, a
rebuilding of a 1734 house. Interior decoration 1777-9 by Robert
Adam. Brown brick exterior with gauged red brick window lintels.
Stone portico and steps. Stucco basement and dressings. Two and
a half storeys over basement. 1st floor and attic cornice bands.
2:3:2 window facade. Recessed sashes. Slightly recessed centre
with giant, Ionic, tetrastyle pedimented portico. Garden
elevation has full-height, central, canted bay window. Interior
has 3 rooms by Adam: entrance hall with Roman Doric attached.
columns and aedicules; drawing room with painted roundels by
Angelica Kauffman; and staircase with oval dome, 1st floor
gallery and raised stucco panels to walls. Service courtyard on
W entered through clock tower arch: square plan, tunnel-vaulted,
the 1st floor with slightly projecting pedimented clock and
window panels. Octagonal bell turret with ogee leaded cupola on
square weatherboarded base. (Country Life 30.1.15; Pevsner
(1977) ).

Listing NGR: TL3555505791

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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