TQ0696 : Croxley Green: Croxley House

taken 2 months ago, near to Croxley Green, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Croxley Green: Croxley House
Croxley Green: Croxley House
Croxley House is a Grade II Listed Building and the Historic England website describes it, at some length, thus:-

"Large house, now old people's home. c.1770, extended late C19 and C20. Red brick, once stuccoed. Shallow hipped slate roof. 9 bays, 1:2:3:2:1. 2 storeys. Garden front: central 3 bays project slightly with a full height bow window. 3 ground floor French windows. First floor glazing bar sashes with stone sills, all with gauged brick flat arched heads. Flanking bays have glazing bar sashes, 16 pane on first floor. Outer bays have blocked basement, plinth, glazing bar sashes and an oriel on the ground floor to right. Original end bays project slightly. Boxed eaves. Central axial and flanking cross axial stacks. Link to 3 bay C19 addition to right, porch to entrance with pilastered surround, corniced hood, sashes, roof hipped to right. 2 extruded stacks on right return. To left 4 bays, 2 phases of C20 additions. Entrance front: late C19 ground floor projection to central 3 bays. Entrance to left with keyed segmental head. Double sash to right with twisted colonnette mullion. Dentilled brick course below cornice. Outer bays set back, large stair window to left with Gothic glazing. Some 16 pane sashes to right. End bays project slightly. End stacks on main block. C19 block to left has a semi-circular bow, French windows, casements, dentilled brick eaves. Interior: moulded plaster ceiling, late C19 carved chimneypiece with caryatids."
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Health and social services 
Primary Subject of Photo
Care Home 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0699 9650 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:39.4268N 0:27.2830W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0697 9640
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