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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: OXHEY HALL

List entry Number: 1347877

Location

OXHEY HALL, HAMPERMILL LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireThree RiversDistrict AuthorityWatford Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158981

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TQ 19 SW WATFORD RURAL HAMPERMILL LANE (Northwest side) Oxhey

10/336 Oxhey Hall

GV II*

House. Early C16, extended early C17. Remodelled, cased and extended c.1870. Timber frame. Stock brick casing, some rendering. Slate roofs. 6 bay range with rear passage, possibly hunting lodge or lodgings range cross wing of a once larger house. Externally all C19. 2 storeys. 6 window front. Entrance in shaped gabled porch in 3rd bay from left. Plank door with strap hinges. Ground floor canted bay to right of centre. Sashes with cambered heads; Diagonally set brick band and cornice. C18 ridge stack to right of centre, recapped. Original left end stack with C19 cap. Coped gable end parapets. Cat-slide to rear over 2 storey passage built as continuous outshut. Left return relieving arch. Rendered 2 bay C17 wing to rear left has 2 light casements. C17 rendered end stack with ovens. Right return: entrance to passage behind main range. C19 1 bay 2 storey block to rear with gable to rear right with extruded stack. Interior: ground floor right, richly carved C16 oak ceiling: moulded bearers frame 16 panels with leaf and flower cusp terminals and bosses, curved brackets from moulded capitals of semi-octagonal wall posts. Herringbone bracing in large panels on end wall. Rear passage has arched braces from posts with moulded capitals on both floors. Curved tension braces. Arched braces, some hollow chamfered, from heavily jowled wall posts to cambered tie beams. Tenoned purlins. Angled, curved struts to principal rafters to 4 bays. To right, double purlins with a curved X brace from principals to tie beam. Curved wind braces. C17 wing has arched braces to queen strut, clasped purlin roof with wind braces. The house is on a moated site. (RCHM 1910: RCHM Typescript: Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ1036794368

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)
Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

National Grid Reference: TQ 10367 94368

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