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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.


List entry Number: 1078107



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Berkhamsted

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jun-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355488

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1. KINGSHILL WAY (south side) 839 SP 90 NE Ernest Lindgreen House (formerly Kingshill) 3/220

II GV 2. House, now the National Film Archive. C17, altered with wings to NW and NE in C18, parallel rear range in early C19, service extensions to NW C19, SE wing late C19, with lower range extending to S said to have been a ballroom. Brick walls plastered, stucco on later parts, old red tile roofs with slate on later parts, hipped on SE wing. A large irregular 2-storeys house facing N. Half-octagonal wing and gabled wing project on LH and RH. Centre has plinth, moulded floor band, dentilled eaves, central door with moulded surround and full entablature, 3-light mullion and transom C17 ovolo moulded window to LH and copy to RH, 2 4-light wooden casement 1st floor windows, and rear lateral chimney with open fireplace with wooden lintel in hall and 3 diagonally set chimney shafts. Large external chimney on E side of LH wing with 2 octagonal brick shafts with moulded caps and bases. Symmetrical rear facade with 2 recessed sash windows to each floor with 3/3 panes and external shutters, pilastered doorcase with double doors and open pediment.

Listing NGR: SP9845206983

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National Grid Reference: SP 98452 06983


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