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Former Stables to Goldings

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8106 / 51°48'38"N

Longitude: -0.1002 / 0°6'0"W

OS Eastings: 531068

OS Northings: 214150

OS Grid: TL310141

Mapcode National: GBR KBH.KGK

Mapcode Global: VHGPG.6RXB

Plus Code: 9C3XRV6X+7W

Entry Name: Former Stables to Goldings

Listing Date: 9 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461406

ID on this website: 101268817

Location: Broadoak End, East Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hertford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Waterford St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL3114SW NORTH ROAD, Goldings
817-1/5/304 (West side)
Former stables to Goldings


Stables, now local authority offices and maintenance depot.
c1830, possibly incorporating structure of earlier stables
c1700; altered late C19 and C20. Yellow brick, Flemish bond,
stuccoed front, hipped Welsh slated roofs. Courtyard plan,
with internal court approached through arched gateway at
EXTERIOR: 1 and 2 storeys, upper floor originally stable
lofts. Front has 2 pavilions, left and right, of stuccoed
brick, with 2 recessed wood casement windows at first floor,
in splayed surround with flat dripmoulds above. Moulded stucco
eaves band with castellated stucco parapet above, concealing
hipped Welsh slate roof. Ground floor with 2 windows, that at
left of left pavilion lengthened as door. Central link with 2
windows with dripmould heads, stuccoed eaves band and
castellated parapet, either side of slightly recessed stuccoed
Tudor arch. Above, a projecting octagonal clock turret above,
with moulded stucco corbel base, inner and outer clock faces,
octagonal bellcote above, with chamfered shouldered openings
on 4-pinnacle roof, lead covered with roll hips and with iron
weathervane finial.
Outer elevations have yellow brick walls with stucco arcaded
architrave surrounds to sash windows on ground and first
floors. Courtyard partly blocked with later buildings not of
special interest and east wing reconstructed asbestos-roofed
lean-to heightened in 1950s. Some first-floor loft doors
remain in situ. King post roof structure.
Although much altered the stables are important as the only
major surviving building associated with the earlier Goldings
house, and are an important element in the setting of the
replacement mansion of 1871-77.
(Smith JT: Hertfordshire Houses: Selective Inventory: London:
1993-: 82; Hertfordshire Countryside: Campbell D: Goldings: a
curious Hertfordshire Mansion: Letchworth: 1946-1973: 34-5,
38; Dixon R: Victorian Architecture: London: 1978-: 50-2, 257;
Girouard M: The Victorian Country House: New Haven and London:
1979-: 84-5, 438).

Listing NGR: TL3106814150

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