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Latitude: 51.9494 / 51°56'57"N
Longitude: 0.0206 / 0°1'14"E
OS Eastings: 538963
OS Northings: 229807
OS Grid: TL389298
Mapcode National: GBR LB8.L20
Mapcode Global: VHHLD.98QF
Entry Name: Ashdown House
Listing Date: 13 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101821
English Heritage Legacy ID: 160302
Location: Hormead, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Hormead
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Hormead with Wyddial
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 32 NE HORMEAD HARE STREET
3/81 Ashdown House
House. 1832-3 (Jackson (1983)17). Yellow brick and steep slate hipped
roof with plastered soffit to deep overhang. 2 storeys, cellar and
attics. A fine Regency farmers house, facing E, set back with forecourt.
Double pile plan with end chimneys and stair central at rear with round
headed window. A large house with refined detailing. Symmetrical E front
3 windows wide with projecting Greek Doric stucco porch with full
entablature and fluted columns raised on plinth with 4 stone steps.
Windows set in full height recesses with square heads. Portland stone
floor band. Upper windows with flat gauged arches, deep segmental gauged
arches to Ground floor and basement openings. Recessed sash windows with
6/6 panes and margin panes. 5-panel door with semi circular traceried
fanlight. Cast iron railings on Portland stone capping to forecourt wall.
Listing NGR: TL3896329807
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