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Jacobean Wing (east) and Victorian Wing (north) of Rawdon House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7578 / 51°45'27"N

Longitude: -0.0121 / 0°0'43"W

OS Eastings: 537302

OS Northings: 208434

OS Grid: TL373084

Mapcode National: GBR KC6.PRZ

Mapcode Global: VHGPW.Q2ZT

Plus Code: 9C3XQX5Q+45

Entry Name: Jacobean Wing (east) and Victorian Wing (north) of Rawdon House

Listing Date: 13 April 1961

Last Amended: 8 November 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157450

Location: Hoddesdon Town and Rye Park, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN11

County: Hertfordshire

District: Broxbourne

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoddesdon Town and Rye Park

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hoddesdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hoddesdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17 September 2021 to remove superfluous amendment details and to reformat the text to current standards

TL 3708SW
6c/78

HODDESDON
Hoddesdon
HIGH STREET (east side)
Jacobean Wing (east) and Victorian Wing (north) of Rawdon House

(Formerly listed as Rawdon House Jacobean Wing (east) and Victorian Wing (north) of, previously listed as Saint Monicas Priory (formerly Rawdon House))

13.4.6

II*

Circa 1630-50, extended and restored 1879 by Ernest George and Peto. Red brick, stone dressings, machine and terracotta tile roofs. L-plan. Jacobean Wing is five bays, three storeys. Square porch has rusticated ground floor with detached Doric columns on pedestals and brick upper floor with Ionic columns. Canted two-storey window bays each side with mullioned and transomed casements, crenellation and continuous entablature. Shaped gables to attic , centre one raised and pedimented bearing terracotta date plaque. Imitation Tudor chimney stacks. Roughcast rear elevation has full-height, square, central staircase tower. Tudor hood moulds and arch-headed door with scrolled date plaque. Reused, panelled oak door. Large consoles on diagonal Ground floor buttresses. Canted window bays each side.

Much restored C17 interior . C19 restored staircase with carved beasts on newel posts and figured strapwork panels. Good Ionic doorcase on first floor landing with strapwork pilasters and pedestals. Strapwork plaster ceillings to ground and first floors. Jacobean revival fireplace in entrance hall.

Victorian wing is a four-window, two and a half storeyed, south facing elevation. Wide rusticated carriage arch with detached Doric columns. Two shaped gables and a two storey, crenellated, canted window by east of arch. Lamp on wrought iron brackets. Continous entablature. Four-gabled dormers on north elevation with imitation Jacobean strapwork.

(Pevsner (1977)), RCHM Typescript)

Listing NGR: TL3730208434

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