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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: OLD MARLOWES HOUSE

List entry Number: 1372609

Location

OLD MARLOWES HOUSE, 53, MARLOWES

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireDacorumDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Jun-1948

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355615

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

MARLOWES 1. 5252 No 53 (Old Marlowes House) TL 0507 1/22 18.6.48.

II* GV 2. Circa 1650 remodelled C18. Until 1678 the dower house of The Bury, then sold by Combes family. Stucco front, low pitched roof. 2 storeys. 4 sash windows with glazing bars. Fine doorway: 8 fielded panelled door, architrave surround, open broken pediment on consoles, tympanum contains armorial roundel in wreath surround. Interior retains fine mid C17 staircase with Corinthian newel posts, turned balusters, moulded handrail. Ovolo panelled hall with panelled round arch on Doric pilasters. Finely carved chimneypiece in ground floor room

Nos 45, 53 to 59 (odd) and Nos 63 to 67 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL0554907314

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National Grid Reference: TL 05549 07314

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