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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: 105, TOWN LANE

List entry Number: 1101411



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Benington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 31-May-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159616

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Benington TL 32 SW BENINGTON TOWN LANE (north side)

4/12 No 105 (formerly listed as 24.11.66 The Old House (Benington Place)

- II

House. Late C15 or early C16 open hall house, S end bay later. Timber frame on brick plinth (renewed), roughcast with a steep old red tile roof. A long 2-storeys house facing W. Middle part formerly open to roof with smoke-blackened rafters. N end storied of same date. S bay added. 2 central chimneys, one cruciform and one T-shaped. 5 windows balanced front with 2- light casement windows above and 3-light windows below. 2 hipped, tiled porches (one infilled). Gabled rear stair tower and wall timbers exposed inside rear outshut. Close-studding with curved tension bracing and wind braces in side purlin roof. 4-light diamond mullioned window on 1st floor with sliding shutter (renewed). Lengths of early C14 moulded beam re-used as mantels on ground floor with carved foliage and shields with de Benetade arms, probably from restoration of chancel of St Peter's parish church in C19. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3061923304

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National Grid Reference: TL 30619 23304


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