KINGSWELL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1102478
Date first listed:
08-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
KINGSWELL HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
KINGSWELL HOUSE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
King's Walden
National Grid Reference:
TL 15357 24731

Details

TL 12 SE KINGS WALDEN KINGSWELL END (South side)

4/19 Kingswell House

GV II

House. Late C15 open hall house with storeyed E crosswing, floor and stair inserted in hall in late C16. Renovated and SW extension later C20. Timber frame roughcast with steep old red tile roofs. A 2-bays, 1½-storeys, hall range with projecting 2-storeys gabled E crosswing jettied to front (N) with 3 curved brackets. 3-lights dormer window to roof of hall range and entrance next to crosswing beside internal chimney with square shaft above roof. 2 casement windows to each floor of wing and one to ground floor of hall range to W of where roof carried down as porch. Very large C18 external W gable chimney to hall range with 4 tiled offsets. Bow window added to E side of wing. Interior has double-rebated cruciform crown post with 4-ways bracing to hall roof set on arch-braced tie-beam with hollow chamfers to braces. Wing roof clean: hall roof sooted. Inserted floor elaborately moulded with hollow chamfer and roll to each side of axial beam, and similar edge-rolls to soffit of joists. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1530824708

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
162811
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11292/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Wharton. Source Historic England Archive
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