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Latitude: 51.7619 / 51°45'43"N
Longitude: -0.2126 / 0°12'45"W
OS Eastings: 523450
OS Northings: 208540
OS Grid: TL234085
Mapcode National: GBR J9M.F2S
Mapcode Global: VHGPL.8ZG5
Entry Name: Morton House
Listing Date: 9 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1348126
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158369
Location: Hatfield, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9
District: Welwyn Hatfield
Civil Parish: Hatfield
Built-Up Area: Hatfield
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Bishops Hatfield Saint Etheldreda with Saint Luke
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 2308 HATFIELD Old Hatfield
15/106 (south side)
- No 3 (Morton House)
Early-mid C18, (formerly known as Nos 3 and 3A). Improved for
Mr F W Speaight by A Winter Rose C1911. Timber frame construc-
tion, rear range possibly earlier. Red brick front of 7 flush
sash windows with thick glazing bars in moulded frames, 3 on
slightly recessed right hand portion. Parapet and 4 box dormers.
2 storeys and attics. Gauged brick windows lintels. 2 stuccoed
floor bands. Left hand portion has good central doorcase,
probably replacement: added reveals and lushly carved scrolled
brackets carrying flat hood. Adam style fanlight. Flush panel
door. Right hand portion has tall door surround with half
glazed door, probably C1911. Basement windows with C18 wrought
iron grills. Interior has large staircase hall on left ground
floor, the staircase probably taken from elsewhere. Exposed
timber frame to walls. Front right room with bolection-moulded
fireplace surround and an overmantel with a segmental pediment
carried on winged cupids (Mervyn Macartney, Recent English
Domestic Architecture, Vol 5 (C1913)).
Listing NGR: TL2345008540
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