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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1347555



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireEast HertfordshireDistrict AuthorityGreat Munden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jan-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161301

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Great Munden TL GREAT MUNDEN WOOD END ROAD (north side)

11/9 Mundenbury (60m to NNE of 24.1.67 St Nicholas's Church) formerly listed under rural district GV of Ware) II* House. Circa 1700 (brick inscribed '1702' formerly in E chimney stack) incorporating older part at E. Red brick with random black headers but upper part of end wall timber framed and weatherboarded. Old red tile gambrel roof. Older part at E a lower timber framed and weatherboarded wing under steep old red tile roof, one and a half storeys, gabled to front and rear. A large square house of 2 storeys, attic and cellar, 5 windows wide, facing S. Hybrid construction with brick box but timber framing for internal walls and part of E end. Transitional deep- plan with central entrance, rear stair and end chimneys. Shallow service rooms at rear behind 2 front rooms. Dining Room at E is former hall with wide open-fireplace with niches in back wall. Parlour on W and chamber over have smaller open fireplaces with curved backs. Fenestration at rear designed for timber framed single-storey, rear kitchen (demolished in later C20) reached by steps in rear E room at lower level. Contemporary stair continues up to 4 attics. Symmetrical S front has a projecting plinth, moulded floor band and moulded wooden eaves cornice. 2 lean-to dormers with 2-light casement windows in steep tiled front slope to gambrel roof. Gauged brick flat arches to flush box sash windows with moulded architraves and 6/6 panes. Central doorcase c1800 with fluted panelled pilasters and panelled hood on cross-fluted ogee brackets to half glazed door with moulded surround, panelled reveals and rectangular fanlight. Rear elevation simpler with high plinth, plain floor band, box eaves and segmental arches to flush box sash windows with C19 sashes. Interior has ovolo-moulded 2-panel doors with H hinges, and fine closed-string dog-leg, stair with moulded pine string but oak newels (with ball finials and knob pendants) and oak handrail and turned balusters. Oak treads and winders but pine risers. A fine house of c1700, of considerable interest for the transitional nature of its planning and construction.

Listing NGR: TL3555124242

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National Grid Reference: TL 35551 24242


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