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List entry Summary

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

Name: BATLERS GREEN HOUSE

List entry Number: 1296473

Location

BATLERS GREEN HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireHertsmereDistrict AuthorityAldenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Sep-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164063

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History

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Details

TQ 19 NE ALDENHAM BATTLERS GREEN (East side) Radlett

7/16 Batlers Green House 1.9.53

GV II*

House. c.1500, altered and extended c.1560. Late C17 addition. Refronted early C18. Further late C18 and C19 additions and alterations. Timber frame to core, largely clad in red brick. Pargetting. Tiled roofs. 2 bay open hall. Part floored over and extended in C16 with parlour and service cross wing which was rebuilt in C18 to form new front: 2 storeys and attic. 7 bays with 2 bay late C18 addition to right. Entrance once central: 6 fielded-panel door with rectangular top light. Moulded architrave and consoles to hood. Glazing bar sashes: some thick bars, some thin, some original glass, flush frames, timber sills, flat arched heads. Plinth. Plat bands, that at cornice with moulded lower course. Coped parapet. 4 hipped dormers. Ridge taller to right. Right gable end parapet and external stack. Left return: 2 hall bays to centre. Left bay has jettied first floor with exposed studding, cambered tie beam and ogee tension braces. Ovolo moulded timber mullions to 3-light leaded pane casement. C16 pierced guilloche pattern bargeboard. Ground floor: brick, oriel with mullion and transom leaded pane casement. Right hall bay: brick, 4-light casement with a segmental relieving arch, cross window to first floor. Rebuilt principal stack to left end of hall, diagonallly set shafts. Service wing projects forward to right. 2 ground floor sashes. Pargetted first floor and bargeboarded gable with a 2 light casement. 'Laus Deo' on rainwater head at junction with C18 front. Parlour wing extending to left with pargetted panels, 2 and 4 light casements, that at eaves nearest hall is original. Decoratively bargeboarded gable. Further left: late C17 granary, 1 storey and attic, pargetting, 4-light casements, 1 hipped dormer, hip to left. To rear: 2 storey C18 and C19 brick additions, sashes and casements. Dentilled eaves. Hipped and gabled roofs. C19 stacks, tilehanging to rear of C19 extension to front. Interior: hall has moulded ceiling beams, arched braces from jowled posts. Oak panelling. Moulded segmental brick arch over fireplace. Secondary stair in granary re-using timber braces as balusters. Exposed timbers on first floor. C18 panelling, stairs and doors. (RCHM 1910: Pevsner 1977: Herts Archaeology, vol.6, 1978, p.78).

Listing NGR: TQ1557798543

Selected Sources

  1. Other  Reference - Title: Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire - Date: 1910
  2. Article  Reference - Title: Hertfordshire Archaeology - Date: 1978 - Journal Title: Hertfordshire Archaeology - Volume: 6 - Page References: 78
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Cherry, B - Title: The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire - Date: 1977

National Grid Reference: TQ 15577 98543

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