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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1296072
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157450
Location: Hoddesdon Town and Rye Park, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN11
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
Tagged with: House
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
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))
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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