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Latitude: 51.6774 / 51°40'38"N
Longitude: -0.2539 / 0°15'14"W
OS Eastings: 520825
OS Northings: 199072
OS Grid: TQ208990
Mapcode National: GBR 97.SS3
Mapcode Global: VHGQ4.K34D
Entry Name: High Canons
Listing Date: 12 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103546
English Heritage Legacy ID: 164317
Location: Shenley, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD6
Civil Parish: Shenley
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Ridge
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TQ 29 NW SHENLEY HIGH CANONS
8/262 High Canons
Country House. c,1800, extended 1806 and later, altered C20. Brick,
stuccoed and whitewashed. Slate hipped roofs. Nearly rectangular half H
with arms later extended. 2 storeys. 5 bay front: large ground floor
tetrastyle prostyle Tuscan porch with round headed windows and pilasters
to returns. Architrave to round headed entrance. Pilaster strips flank
central bays on first floor. Architraved glazing bar sashes, taller on
ground floor. Plinth. Continuous mutuled cornice and coped parapet.
Small step back from central 3 bays. 2 cross axial stacks. Right return:
5 bays, glazing bar sashes with gauged brick flat arched heads.
Relieving arches form a blind arcade with an impost band on ground
floor. Cross axial stack to left of centre. Left return or garden front:
4 bays. Ground floor: projecting Tuscan loggia, octastyle in antis,
French windows. First floor glazing bar sashes. Triple stack with single
base and cornice to centre front. 2 slightly later and lower extensions
to rear. 3 bays each. To left a repositioned verandah with a coved roof
on cast-iron colonnettes within which 2 recesses with pilastered jambs.
Glazing bar sashes with ground floor central French window. Triple
stacks as on main block. Further conservatory extension. Stables
attached to right extension with segmental arch over carriage entrance.
Interior: C20 remodelling.
Listing NGR: TQ2082599072
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