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Eventide House (The Salvation Army) netherfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanstead Abbots, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7842 / 51°47'3"N

Longitude: 0.0179 / 0°1'4"E

OS Eastings: 539291

OS Northings: 211435

OS Grid: TL392114

Mapcode National: GBR KC1.5BD

Mapcode Global: VHHM5.8FB1

Entry Name: Eventide House (The Salvation Army) netherfield House

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355966

Location: Stanstead Abbots, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 31NW STANSTEAD ABBOTS ROYDON ROAD
(south side)
Cat's Hill
5/54 Netherfield House
Eventide House
(The Salvation Army)

GV II

Large house now an eventide home. Circa 1860 for Sir Charles
Booth (1806-96) 3rd and last baronet in the style of E M Barry.
Grey brick and Bath Stone with slate roofs. 2-storeys Italianate
large house with 3-storeys tower over entrance on N. Compact
rectangular plan with large central stair and principal rooms
looking over valley to S and E. Lower, 2-storeys and cellars,
service wing on W in a plainer version of the same style. Grand
Tuscan portico with entrance up steps between dies of 2 giant
columns. Balustraded balcony over. Moulded stone string courses
and large stone brackets at eaves. Round-headed large windows to
ground floor, segmental arched windows above. Recessed casement
windows. E front has 5-windows and a large single-storey canted
bay window with balustraded top. Assymmetrical balanced S front
similar with 2 + 2 windows. Arcaded matchinq brick screen wall
on S, with stone arches, links to moulded stone plinth and stucco
arcaded rear wall of former conservatory, with original
outbuildings as lean-to behind.


Listing NGR: TL3929111435

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

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