History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Abbots House

A Grade II Listed Building in St Margarets, Hertfordshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7869 / 51°47'12"N

Longitude: 0.0111 / 0°0'40"E

OS Eastings: 538812

OS Northings: 211718

OS Grid: TL388117

Mapcode National: GBR KBV.X79

Mapcode Global: VHHM5.4CQ0

Entry Name: Abbots House

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203821

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355961

Location: Stanstead Abbots, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Built-Up Area: St Margarets

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Find accommodation in
Stanstead Abbots

Listing Text

TL 3811 STANSTEAD ABBOTS ROYDON ROAD
(south side)
Stanstead Abbots village
13/30 No 37
(Abbotts House)

GV II

House. Circa 1600 incorporating N wing of late medieval house of
c1500 and rebuilding the hall range with 2-storeys throughout.
Gothicised in early C19, Edwardian bay windows. Timberframed and
stuccoed, with stucco cut back to expose frame on front. Steep
slate roof. 2-storeys and attics, 3-windows long. 2-storeys
C19, stuccoed, gabled porch with sash windows on each face on
upper floor and arch headed doorway with dripmould. 6-panel door
with fanlight. 5-light small-paned canted 2-storey bay windows
each side of porch with moulded cornice to flat roof. 3 small
gabled dormers in roof slope with cusped bargeboards and finials
similar to porch. Large central chimney to right of right-hand
bay. Old N bay has a C19 3-light flush casement window with
pointed head and moulded label, on each floor. Single storey
slate roofed stucco extension at S end with moulded flat doorhood
on shaped brackets. The original house presumably had an open
hall with a 2-storeys bay at the N end. This was probably a
parlour, since the c1600 2-storeys house replacng the open hall
incorporated it, provided a chimney shared with the new hall and
probably had a cross-passage in line with the later porch, and an
unheated service bay at the S where a single-storey kitchen was
added on later and has been rebuilt. The house was given its
churchwarden's Gothic appearance in the early C19 (RCHM
Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL3881211718

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.