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Thorley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorley, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8518 / 51°51'6"N

Longitude: 0.1603 / 0°9'37"E

OS Eastings: 548886

OS Northings: 219230

OS Grid: TL488192

Mapcode National: GBR LCL.Z6X

Mapcode Global: VHHLV.QQL8

Plus Code: 9F32V526+P4

Entry Name: Thorley House

Listing Date: 19 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398630

Location: Thorley, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM23

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Thorley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Thorley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 41 NE THORLEY LONDON ROAD
(west side)
Thorley Street

4/22 Thorley House

19.1.83

GV II

House. Circa 1901 (in Kelly's Directory 1902) by Eustace C
Frere, architect, as his own residence. Brick, roughcast even on
the chimneys. Steep red tile roofs. Planned with all main rooms
on S side. Two and a half storeys rear elevation has 3 gables
and lead roofed small porch, half-glazed with moulded cornice
curved round corners. 6-panel door flanked by small paned wooden
windows, similar window carried round porch at same level. W
gable has corbels carrying the eaves of rear part. External
gable chimney with upper part of gable corbelled-out to its outer
face. Asymmetrical main front to S. Two and a half storeys with
gabled cross-wing on right with a tall lateral chimney engaged in
the lower part of its left slope. Lower gable towards lefthand
side, all in same plane. 3-sided single storey parapeted bay on
left with tall narrow openings and much wall area between.
Projecting rectangular wooden bay window over with 4/4:6/6:4/4
panes. Small 6/6 paned recessed sash in gable over. Centre
eaves carried on 2 corbels. Rectangular wooden bay with
elongated panes 4/4:6/6:4/4 on Ground floor. Lower 3-light sash
windows with similar panes over, righthand gable has narrow tall
glazed door, 6/6 panes window over and 6/6 sash window in gable.
Plane of front carried on righthand by rendered wall and to
lefhand by similar wall. Louvred shutters to some windows.
Garden said to be professionally designed. Small walled service
garden on E end of house. E end has corbelled eaves to front
parts, central gable with engaged chimneystack 6/6 sash on 1st
floor and 3-light sash on Ground Floor under segmental arch.
Projecting NE wing, gabled left chamfered corner turret with 3-
sided coved window with moulded cove and 1 small light each side.
6/6 sash to E end of S front.


Listing NGR: TL4888619230

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

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