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KINGSWELL HOUSE

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: KINGSWELL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1102478

Location

KINGSWELL HOUSE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: King's Walden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162811

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TL 15357 24731

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