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Latitude: 51.6719 / 51°40'18"N
Longitude: -0.2303 / 0°13'49"W
OS Eastings: 522470
OS Northings: 198491
OS Grid: TQ224984
Mapcode National: GBR B3.6M5
Mapcode Global: VHGQ4.Y7LP
Entry Name: Dyrham Park Country Club and Stable Block
Listing Date: 20 May 1949
Last Amended: 12 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103564
English Heritage Legacy ID: 164257
Location: South Mimms, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN5
Civil Parish: South Mimms
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: South Mymms
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TQ 29 NW POTTERS BAR DYRHAM PARK
8/204 Dyrham Park
20.5.49 Country Club and
(formerly listed as
Dyrham Park under General)
Country House, now Country Club. c.1800-10 rebuilding of earlier house,
extended. Extensively remodelled early C20 for John Trotter. Stuccoed
brick, slate hipped roof. Large Neo-classical villa. 2 storeys and
attic. Main front: 7 bays 2:3:2. Heavy tetrastyle Tuscan portico to
centre with oculus in deep eaved projecting pediment. Pilasters where
portico meets front wall. Continuous plinth. Central entrance: glazed
door with scrolled brackets. Dentils and mutules to architrave. Ground
floor glazing bar sashes and first floor casements in deep reveals with
moulded architraves. Continuous plat band at first floor sill level.
Guttae protrude below plat band. Shallow pitch to deep eaved roof. Cement
rendered stacks. Left return: 9 bays, central 3 bays project slightly
under similar pediment. Ground floor French windows with 3 glazing bar
sashes to right. Similar architraves but no guttae. Garden front: 7
bays with full height semi-circular 3 bay bow window to centre.
Cast-iron balcony to left hand first floor window. To right from front:
5 bay painted brick extension of same height, set back slightly. 16-pane
glazing bar sashes under rubbed brick heads. Hood over central entrance
with panelled door. 5 sashed dormers with cambered tops. Deep eaves to
front, coped parapet to right. Two further single storey extensions to
right, that to front of painted brick with sashes and a hood over an
entrance bay. Linked to these extensions is the C19 stable block, also
brick and slate roofed. Inner yard has round arched openings. Deep eaves
and low pitch to roof similar to house. 3 cubic roof lights. Wing to N
has been converted and stuccoed. Interior: Entrance hall to central
staircase hall of c.1830-40 with a passage to left and dog-leg stair at
far end. Upper level of hall has Ionic pilasters with a gallery over
passage to left. Early to mid C18 secondary stair at front to right of
entrance with turned balusters and moulded and ramped handrail. (VCH
Middlesex 1976, RCHM Typescript, Pevsner 1977).
Listing NGR: TQ2247098491
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